Trichinella spiralis


Trichina spirali

Trichina spiralis

Trichinella spirali

spiralis, Trichina

spiralis, Trichinella

A parasite of carnivorous mammals that causes TRICHINELLOSIS. It is especially common in rats and in swine fed uncooked garbage. Human infection is initiated by the consumption of raw or insufficiently cooked pork or other meat containing the encysted larvae.