Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The eggs on the left were found in the feces of a 23 year graduate student who came here from Thailand. The eggs measured about 35 micrometers in length. What species does it represent?

Diphyllobothrium latum
Hymenolepis diminuta
Taenia sp.
Vampirolepis nana

Original; photograph by S.J. Upton

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