Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The egg on the left was found during a routine screen of the feces of a Chinese Microbiology student. The egg measured about 80 micrometers long x 60 micrometers wide. What species does it represent?

Diphyllobothrium latum
Schistosoma haematobium
Schistosoma japonicum
Schistosoma mansoni

Original; photograph by S. J. Upton

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