Schistosome Parasite

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Title: Schistosome Parasite
Description: Scanning electron micrograph of a schistosome parasite, which enters the body through the skin of persons coming in contact with infested waters. The adult worm lives in the veins of its host. This parasite has been associated with some cancers. The parasite is magnified x256 in this photograph.
Topics/Categories: Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: B&W, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Bruce Wetzel and Harry Schaefer (Photographers)
AV Number: AV-0000-3692
Date Created: Unknown
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.