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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.

Update Date 2/11/2016

Updated by: Todd Gersten, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Wellington, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.