Monday, November 7, 2016

Case of the Week 421

This week's beautiful photographs came from Florida Fan. The specimen came from a middle-aged male.

By spinning down the 70% ethanol that the specimen had been transported in, the following objects were seen. They measured approximately 60 micrometers in length.

Identification?

6 comments:

Eustacia Lee said...

Tapeworm - Diphyllobothrium?

Anonymous said...

D. latum.

Anonymous said...

Tapeworm, genus Diphyllobothrium. Specific identification would require epidemiological data and finally PCR

William Sears said...

diphyllobothrium latum

Dario Campese said...

egg of D. Latum

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