ClinQuiz: Equine parasites, answer 5A


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5) A - Incorrect.

Small strongyle eggs (cyathostomes) have a characteristic strongylid appearance, meaning they are oval and about 80 by 50 microns, have a thin complete eggshell, and contain a developing morula. In contrast, this egg has a thicker eggshell with a plug on one end, is often flattened on one side, and already contains a developing larva.

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