Disease Images: Hookworms

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Hookworms: Dog, small intestine, ancylostomiasis. The mucosal surface contains multiple foci of hemorrhage, and is covered by many hookworms, most of which contain injested blood.
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Dog, small intestine, ancylostomiasis. The mucosal surface contains multiple foci of hemorrhage, and is covered by many hookworms, most of which contain injested blood.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: HKW_001
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These images were annotated by Dr. Steve Sorden and Dr. Claire Andreasen and funding was provided by a USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant in collaboration with the Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Pathology, Center for Food Security and Public Health, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and Plum Island Animal Disease Center.