Wuchereria bancrofti, 400x 1

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Microfilaria of Wuchereria bancrofti (filarial worms, phylum Nematoda, class Secernentea) one of the causative agents of Elephantiasis (lymphatic filariasis).  One worm can be seen in this stained blood smear.  Seen at approximately 400x magnification.
Microfilaria of Wuchereria bancrofti (filarial worms, phylum Nematoda, class Secernentea) one of the causative agents of Elephantiasis (lymphatic filariasis). One worm can be seen in this stained blood smear. Seen at approximately 400x magnification.
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Keywords:
  • Elephantiasis
  • Marc Perkins
  • Nematoda
  • Nematode
  • OCC
  • Secernentea
  • Wuchereria bancrofti
  • animal
  • blood
  • microfilariae
  • microscope
  • preserved
  • slide
  • stained
  • zoology