Sierra College Department of Biological Sciences

Sierra College Biological Sciences'
Microscopic Slide Collection and Associated Images


Onchocerca volvulus (c.s.)


Photomicrograph of Onchocerca volvulus showing an adult worm (cross section) with filarial larvae inside. Magnification: 100x.

A Photomicrograph of a prepared slide showing Onchocerca volvulus in cross section, stained pinkish-purple and magnified 100x. The large, oval-shaped structure extending diagonally across the field of view is a section through an adult worm. The smaller oval inside is the worm uterus and contains many, tightly coiled, purple-colored larvae.


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