ID#: 20404
This photomicrograph of a thin film human blood smear, extracted from a patient with a malarial infection, revealed the presence of a growing, ring-staged, Plasmodium malariae trophozoite, inside an oval red blood cell (RBC), surrounded by lightly staining cytoplasm. A small quantity of pigment granules were also visible inside the RBC.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Mae Melvin
Creation Date: 1966
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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