Disease Images: Taenia

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<i>Taenia</i>: Pig, skeletal muscle (shoulder). Shoulder musculature contains numerous cysticerci (Cysticercus cellulosae, larval form of Taenia
solium). Each cyst contains a single inverted scolex.
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Description:
Pig, skeletal muscle (shoulder). Shoulder musculature contains numerous cysticerci (Cysticercus cellulosae, larval form of Taenia solium). Each cyst contains a single inverted scolex.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: TAE_001
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<i>Taenia</i>: Bovine, skeletal muscle and heart. Both heart and skeletal muscle contain low numbers of cysticerci. (Cysticercus bovis, larval form of Taenia saginata). Cysticerci have undergone necrosis and mineralization, and consist of discrete collections of amorphous, friable material.
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Description:
Bovine, skeletal muscle and heart. Both heart and skeletal muscle contain low numbers of cysticerci. (Cysticercus bovis, larval form of Taenia saginata). Cysticerci have undergone necrosis and mineralization, and consist of discrete collections of amorphous, friable material.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: TAE_002
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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.