Trichinella spiralis


Parasites: Trichinella spiralis. LM of a section through cysts cused by the worm Trichinella spiralis in pork muscle tissue. The pork muscle is blue and red by polarized light. A Trichinella in its typical spiral appearence in a cyst is visible . T.spiralis is a parasitic nematode worm. Human infection, usually caused by eating contamined pork, causes Trichinosis.

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