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Published On: Thu, Aug 29th, 2013

Black Fly Onchocerca volvulus parasite causing river blindness

Black Fly, Onchocerca volvulus, responsible for River Blindness photo United States Department of Agriculture via Wikipedia Adult Black Fly (Simulium yahense) with (Onchocerca volvulus) emerging from the insect’s antenna. The parasite is responsible for the disease known as en:River Blindness in Africa. Sample was chemically fixed and critical point dried, then observed using conventional scanning electron microscopy.
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