Plant hair confused for the larvae of hookworm or Strongyloides stercoralis

Plant hair in a concentrated wet mount of stool. Plant hairs can be common in stool and may be confused for the larvae of hookworm or Strongyloides stercoralis. However, they are often broken at one end, have a refractile center and lack the strictures seem in helminth larvae (esophagus, genital primordium, etc

Plant hair confused for the larvae of hookworm or Strongyloides stercoralis

Plant hair confused for the larvae of hookworm or Strongyloides stercoralis

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