Taxonomy: s.f. Schistosomatoidea
Animal: Schistosoma sp. 2 03.jpg
Sites: Skin
Bird Schistosomiasis - head of cercaria from pond water where infected birds congregate. These cercaria are 375 - 500 x 35 - 100 microns, Giemsa stain. These bird schistosomes cannot develop in humans but the cercariae cause a skin irritation, called Swimmer's Itch.

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