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.

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Eggs in adult within the bile duct. Note the way the operculum fits the rest of the egg.
Clonorchis sine...
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Whole mount. Both suckers, the digestive tract and the reproductive systems are seen.
Fasciolopsis bu...
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Polyp formation and squamous cell metaplasia in a human urinary bladder heavily infiltrated with ova.
Schistosoma hae...
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Scolex. Three of the four suckers and the retracted armed rostellum can be seen. The hooks are remarkably small in size.
Dipylidium cani...
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Gravid proglottid. The characteristic massing of ova and some detail at one of the genital pores can be seen.
Dipylidium cani...
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Gravid proglottid. The gravid proglottid is broader than long, has a centrally placed more or less coiled uterus and a central genital aperture.
Spirometra mans...
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Cross section through a gravid proglottid.
Spirometra mans...
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Egg in stool showing the operculum and a knob at the abopercular end.
Diphyllobothriu...
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Several small cysts taken from the vertebral column of a patient with signs and symptoms of lower cord compression.
Echinococcus gr...
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Low power view of touch preparation made from experimentally infected hamster spleen. Several macrophages contain numerous parasites. Other parasites appear free in the fluid portion of the preparation.
Leishmania dono...
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