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Hymenolepis nana image

Image Library - Parasites
Hymenolepis-nana (Dwarf 



tapeworm

Hymenolepis-nana (Dwarf tapeworm)

These eggs measure 30 to 47 microns and contain a six hooked oncosphere..


This microphotographic image was taken at the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory. The OSPHL Parasitology Department is equipped with a Leica DC 200 digital camera mounted on a Leica DMLS microscope. This equipment is used in conjunction with the Division of Parasitic Diseases (DPDx) at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to aid in the rapid diagnosis of unusual or difficult parasitic diseases using digital images and the Internet.
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