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Capillaria parasite egg. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of an egg from a Capillaria aerophilia parasitic nematode. C. aerophila is found in the respiratory tract of various carnivorous mammals - a few cases of human infestation have also been reported. Infestation by C. aerophila is known as pulmonary, or bronchial, capillariasis. Magnification: x1000 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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