Case 232. Sarcosporidiosis (pig heart)
         
   
Incidental findings of pig heart
   
         
   
Key words : Sarcocystis sp., sarcocyst
   
     
 
     
A sarcocyst in the heart muscle cell is filled with basophilic bradyzoites (HE). No inflammatory reaction is seen.   The bradyzoites of Sarcocystis suihominis are crescent-shaped and possess nucleus (Giemsa). Sarcocystis is non-pathogenic to the human.