T. trichuria maintains its position in the intestinal tract by
|A||Anchorage with its anterior portion|
|B||Penetration into tissues|
|C||Retention in the folds of the mucosa|
|D||Attachment with its cutting plate|
a. Trichuris trichiura also called as whip tape worm resides in large intestine by imbedding the anterior end in the intestinal mucosa.
b. The infection is diagnosed by demonstrating the adult worm or the egg in the stool. Freshly passed eggs are bile-stained, barrel shaped and unembryonated.