Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The eggs on the left were found in the feces of an 6 year old child who just moved to Manhattan from Galveston, Texas. What species is represented?

Enterobius vermicularis
Macracathorhynchus hirudinaceus
Schistosoma haematobium
Schistosoma mansoni

Original; photograph by S.J. Upton

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