Answer to Case 693

Answer toParasite Case of the Week 693:Strongyloides stercoralislarvaeAs many of you mentioned, the large number of larvae is very concerning for strongyloides hyperinfection, so an urgent call to the treating physician is indicated. The single larva seen here is an rhabditiform (L1) larva. It has a short buccal canal (shown) and prominent genital primordium.
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