Pictorial Presentation of Parasites by Herman Zaiman

Thanks to the generosity of Herman Zaiman and his family, ASTMH proudly presents “Pictorial Presentation of Parasites,” a famous collection of more than 2,000 slides of various vectors.

Dr. Zaiman, a longtime ASTMH member, spent his career as a radiologist and educator until retiring in 2000. He taught at Einstein College in New York. He also co-authored several medical texts, including "Photographic Case Studies in Gastroenterology: Diagnostic Tests for the Practitioner" in 1992. Additionally, his writing has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry and the American Journal of Pathology.

His "Pictorial Presentation of Parasites" is a seminal image collection that will remain a valued resource for those in the tropical medicine and hygiene field for decades to come.

Pneumonia. Higher magnification of infected lung stained by Wheatly modification of trichrome stain for stools showing "honeycomb" ma­terial in alveoli. Parasites are also seen and oc­casionally nuclear material is visible within the parasites.

Pneumocystis carinii

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Description: Pneumonia. Higher magnification of infected lung stained by Wheatly modification of trichrome stain for stools showing "honeycomb" ma­terial in alveoli. Parasites are also seen and oc­casionally nuclear material is visible within the parasites.
Uploaded: 10/27/2015
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