Monday, August 18, 2014

Case of the Week 315

The following structure was seen in the diaper of a 2 year old girl and sent to the lab for identification.  It is approximately 12 cm in length.




In the lab, the following eggs were expressed from the structure. They measure approximately 100 micrometers in length. Identification?



8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Adult of Moniliformis moniliformis.

Anonymous said...

Adult of Moniliformis moniliformis

Wan Hafiz

Anonymous said...

Moniliformis moniliformis.

Lee

Anonymous said...

Moniliformis moniliformis. Fortunately, children are accidental temporary host.

Florida Fan

Arthur Morris said...

agree with all above, obvious acanthocephalan form egg and gross morphology of adult coupled with host would make this M.moniliformis

Lukus Roberts said...

yup yup yup ^above.

David R said...

Adult of Monoliformis monoliformis

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