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From: Identification and genetic characterization of Sarcocystis arctica and Sarcocystis lutrae in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Baltic States and Spain

Fig. 1

Light microscopy photomicrographs of Sarcocystis arctica (a, c) and S. lutrae (b, d) isolated from fresh muscle samples of the red fox (Vulpes vulpes). a Apical portion of sarcocyst; note knob-like villar protrusions on the cyst wall. b Portion of sarcocyst; note septae and thin, smooth wall with the apparent absence of villar protrusions. c, d Banana-shaped bradyzoites released from a broken sarcocysts. Scale-bars: 10 μm

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