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Malaria, microscopic view of cellular parasites

Malaria, microscopic view of cellular parasites

Overview

Malarial parasites are visible within the red blood cells. They are stained a dark bluish color.

Review Date 2/18/2018

Updated by: Laura J. Martin, MD, MPH, ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Atlanta, GA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.