Biology 546
Human parasitology laboratory tutorial

The egg on the left was found in the sputum of an elderly Korean gentleman. The egg measured about 85 micrometers long x 48 micrometers wide. What species does it represent?

Diphyllobothrium latum
Paragonimus westermani
Schistosoma haematobium
Schistosoma mansoni

Original; photograph by S. J. Upton

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