...my barbaric YAWP...
                                                                   "Song of Myself" Leaves of Grass
                                                Walt Whitman  
[Schistosoma mansoni PAIR liver]
Schistosoma mansoni female inside the gynecophoral groove of the male cross-section in liver tissue
[Schistosoma mansoni secondary sporocysts SNAIL]
Schistosoma mansoni secondary
sporocysts in cross-sectioned snail
[Schistosoma mansoni secondary sporocysts SNAIL]
Close-up of secondary sporocysts

[Schistosoma japonicum OVA intestine 40x]
Schistosoma japonicum ova in
intestinal villi
[Schistosoma japonicum OVA intestine 400x]
Schistosoma ova in intestinal

The surgeons in Napoleon's army reported hematuria (bloody urine) during the invasion of Egypt in 1799 but were unaware of its cause: Schistosoma haematobium. 50 years later, German parasitologist Theodor Bilharz, would name it Distomum haematobium.
[Schistosoma haematobium OVUM]
Schistosoma haematobium ovum

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All images ©Michael Patrick Corriss
August 27,2001

Images photographed with Olympus OM-1 35-mm camera, Olympus KHC microscope,
Ricoh RDC-300Z digital camera, scanned by Nikon LS-2000 and
manipulated with PhotoShopLE.
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