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  • Rhabdias/Strongyloides larva in fresh feces

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    Rhabdias/Strongyloides larva in fresh feces

    Rhabdias/Strongyloides larva found in fresh feces. It is virtually impossible to differentiate these two parasites except by clinical history. Rhabdias is primarily a parasite of the respiratory system and Strongyloides a parasite of the gastrointestinal tract. Fortunately, they are easily treated with the same anthelmintics.

    Courtesy of Dr. Roger Klingenberg

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