Surface ultrastructure of Heterophyes nocens (Trematoda: Heterophyidae).

  title={Surface ultrastructure of Heterophyes nocens (Trematoda: Heterophyidae).},
  author={Jong Yil Chai and Hai Lee Chung and Min Ho Choi and Woon Mok Sohn and Sung Jong Hong and Soon Hyung Lee},
  journal={Kisaengch'unghak chapchi. The Korean journal of parasitology},
  volume={30 2},
The surface ultrastructure of Heterophyes nocens (Trematoda: Heterophyidae) was studied by scanning electron microscopy(SEM). The adult worms were recovered from experimentally infected cats and from a naturally infected patient. They were leaf-like, ventrally concave, and ovoid or pyriform in shape. Ciliated knob-like sensory papillae (type I) were observed in single or grouped forms on and around the oral sucker, whereas non-ciliated round swellings (type II papillae) were seen on the lip of… CONTINUE READING