|Collection||GB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections|
|Ref No||UNIVERSITY 1437/1/3/54|
|Title||Slide showing microscopic image of 'young Filaria in thoracic muscles(?)'|
|Date||Late 19th - early 20th century|
|Description||Slide shows black and white microscopic image of 'young Filaria in thoracic muscles(?) mature worm at base'.|
Filaria is a parasitic roundworm that lives in human beings and animals. It is chiefly found in Asia, Central Africa and the Southwest Pacific.
Label above image reads, 'Copied by permission from Atlas of Bacteriology by Slater & Spitta, Newton & Co. 3 Fleet Street London'. Newton & Co were described as 'Opticians and Globe Makers to the Queen, 1861- 85', having succeeded Newton & Son (John and William Newton) from premises in Chancery Lane, London.
Number '62' written on tape on top edge of slide.
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