Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The eggs on the left were found in the urine of a peace corp worker with hematuria and who had just returned after spending 2 years in Egypt. The eggs measured about 160 micrometers long x 60 micrometers wide. What species do they represent?

Diphyllobothrium latum
Schistosoma haematobium
Schistosoma japonicum
Schistosoma mansoni

Original; photograph by S.J. Upton

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