Sarcocystis hominis

Sarcocystis hominis Sarcocystis hom·i·nis (hŏm’ə-nĭs)
A protozoan that is parasitic in human intestines and is transmitted by eating beef from cattle that have been infected by contact with contaminated human feces.


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