Electron microscopy of plasmodium berghei: I. on the migration of trophozoites from infected erythrocytes in the rat

Roger Ladda, J. Arnold, D. Martin, F. Luehrs

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Abstract

Electron microphotographs are presented of trophozoites of Plasmodium berghei migrating from parasitized rat erythrocytes. The structure of the merozoite (young trophozoite) is compared with that of the maturing trophozoite containing pigment and forming rings. The significance of trophozoite migration, regarding the extracellular viability and infectivity of the trophozoite form, remains to be investigated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalTransactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume59
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 1965

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Parasitology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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