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Illustrated by Gertrude H. Nicholson, these two charts depict a cytomorphologic comparison between the parasites Plasmodium vivax in humans, and Plasmodium simium in monkeys.

The left plate shows the microscopic views illustrating the stages of growth of a malarial parasite, P. vivax. (1) A normal red cell; (2-18) trophozoites; (19-27) schizonts; (28, 29) macrogametocytes; (30) microgametocyte.The right plate shows the microscopic views illustrating the stages of growth of a malarial parasite, P. simium. (1) A normal red cell; (2-15) trophozoites; (16-27) schizonts; (28, 29) macrogametocytes; (30) microgametocyte.

Both of these charts, as well as others were published as Plate I, and Plate XXII respectively, in, “Primate Malarias”, by G. Robert Coatney, [et al.], Bethesda, Md.: NIAID, 1971: p. 46, and p. 154, respectively.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. McWilson Warren
Creation Date:1971
Photo Credit:Gertrude H. Nicholson
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