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MORPHOLOGY OF PLASMODIUM

Lab. Parasitology Medical Faculty of MUY

Life cycle

Human Plasmodium
Plasmodium falciparum Plasmodium vivax Plasmodium ovale Plasmodium malariae

Two species commonly in Indonesia : Plasmodium falciparum Plasmodium vivax

P. Falciparum in thick blood smear

P. Vivax in thick blood smear

Photomicrograph of Plasmodium

Ring forms of P. falciparum

Microgametocyte of P. falciparum

Macrogametocyte of P. falciparum

Ring forms of P. vivax

Growing trophozoites of P. vivax

Schizont of P. vivax

Microgametocyte of P. vivax

Macrogametocyte P. vivax