The egg seen in the following fecal examination belongs to which helminth?
Answer- B. Ancylostoma duodenale
- The given egg in the image belongs to Ancylostoma duodenale (Hookworm).
- Eggs of Ancylostoma are oval, colorless, non-bile stained, and surrounded by a thin transparent hyaline shell.
- It has a segmented ovum with four blastomeres, Eggs of both the hookworms Necator americanus and Ancylostoma are similar in appearance.