The above were found in a stool parasite exam from a 50-year-old pig farmer with abdominal pain, weight loss, and bloody diarrhea. The images represent unstained wet preparation and trichrome staining.
Bobbi Pritt, M.D.
Vice Chair of Education, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Consultant, Division of Clinical Microbiology
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine