Taxonomy: s.f. Trichostrongyloidea
Animal: Trichostrongylus sp. 2 01.jpg
Trichostrongylus- 3rd stage sheathed larva 723 (644-790) x26 microns from a culture - toluidine blue stain. Anus to tip of tail sheath - 95 microns. Detected in patients with mild eosinophilia with either none or mild gastrointestinal symptoms. These infestations were found in persons in contact with goats, sheep or other herbivores in Queensland. They had become infected by eating unwashed vegetables contaminated with infective larvae. see Boreham RE. et al. 1995. Pathology. 27:182-185.
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