Wheat germ agglutinin-stained uninfected and infected red blood cells. A) Human uninfected RBCs stained by WGA-conjugated Texas Red observed in bright field and under UV light. Scale bar: 20 μm. B) Mature gametocyte (left panel), non-egressed gamete (centre), egressed gamete (right panel) stained with WGA-conjugated Texas Red. The Laveran’s bib can be seen in the gametocyte as a brighter fluorescent area. Scale bar: 5 μm. BF: bright field. Tx-R: Texas Red.