This week's case came to my lab from a woman living in the upper midwestern US. As with many objects submitted for identification, this one came wrapped up in toilet paper. Thank you to Emily who took these lovely photographs.
Several eggs were expressed from this specimen that measured approximately 60 micrometers in length:
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