Sierra College Department of Biological Sciences

Sierra College Biological Sciences'
Microscopic Slide Collection and Associated Images


Plasmodium vivax (w.m.)


Photomicrograph of Plasmodium vivax in the ring stage within a red blood cell. Magnification: 1000x.

A photomicrograph of a prepared slide showing a blood smear containing Plasmodium vivax in the ring stage, magnified 1000x. The blood cells visible are erythrocytes (RBCs) and the Plasmodium appears as a purple ring with a red spot on the lower, right-hand side (the signet ring).


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