Monday, June 16, 2008
Case of the Week 26
Here is a tricky case for you to ponder. I was doing some research a few years back, using beef as a control for immunohistochemical staining. My fellow researchers and I were very surprised to see the above cysts in our beef samples. These were run-of-the-mill sirloin cuts bought at the local supermarket.
What are these parasites, and could they potentially infect humans?