Biology 625
Supplemental visual material

Trichinella pseudospiralis
(isolated from a turkey vulture in North America)
(see 1995, J. Parasitol. 81: 920-923)

Histological cross section of worm in intestinal tissue of experimentally infected mouse
Histological section of 1st stage larva from breast muscle of turkey vulture

Male worm
Posterior end of male

Female containing eggs and larvae
1st stage larva following muscle digestion


Originals. Photographs courtesy Dr. David S. Lindsay

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