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Caption: This parasitized blood sample was prepared, using the Plasmodium falciparum malarial antigen, and stained using the indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) staining technique. The presence of malarial antibodies in this sample caused it to glow a bright green, when viewed under fluorescent light, producing a 2+ fluorescent reaction. The fluorescence indicates that the patient serum being tested contains antibodies that are reacting with the P. falciparum antigen preparation.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Sulzer
Creation Date: 1967
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