Can you identify these particles?
Case: 17 year old farmer´s daughter from Mexico has been suffering abdominal pain, diarrhea, cramps, and weight loss lately. Stool sample was taken and findings are in the image. The particles in stool are around 60 x 40 micrometers.
CORRECT ANSWER: Human hookworm (Necator americanus or Ancylostoma duodenale, they cannot be distinguished morphologically). In this case it has been confirmed to be N. americanus.
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