ID#: 19506
This blood smear photomicrograph depicted a white blood cell (WBC), known as a monocyte, that had ingested, or phagocytized malarial pigment, which can be seen as debris in the monocyte’s cytoplasm, surrounding its purple-stained nucleus. The patient from whom this blood specimen had been drawn, was infected with Plasmodium malariae parasites.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1969
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