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Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011

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Trichostrongylus colubriformis Nematode Infections in Humans, France

Stéphanie Lattès, Hubert Ferté, Pascal DelaunayComments to Author , Jérôme Depaquit, Matteo Vassallo, Mélanie Vittier, Sahare Kokcha, Eric Coulibaly, and Pierre Marty
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Nice, France (S. Lattès, P. Delaunay, M. Vassallo, S. Kochka); Université de Reims Champagne–Ardenne, Reims, France (H. Ferté, J. Depaquit, M. Vittier); Services Vétérinaires des Alpes-Maritimes, Sophia-Antipolis, France (E. Coulibaly); Université de Nice–Sophia Antipolis–Inserm U895, Nice (P. Marty)

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Trichostrongylus colubriformis nematode isolated from feces of a 47-year-old woman, France. A) Egg (length 89 µm) isolated by using direct examination (original magnification ×200). B) Third-stage larvae (length 740 µm, 16 intestinal cells, length of distal part of the sheath <40 µm) isolated by using fecal culture (original magnification ×50).

FigureTrichostrongylus colubriformis nematode isolated from feces of a 47-year-old woman, France. A) Egg (length 89 µm) isolated by using direct examination (original magnification ×200). B) Third-stage larvae (length 740 µm, 16 intestinal cells, length of distal part of the sheath <40 µm) isolated by using fecal culture (original magnification ×50).

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