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Fig. 3

From: Malaria parasites and related haemosporidians cause mortality in cranes: a study on the parasites diversity, prevalence and distribution in Beijing Zoo

Fig. 3

Blood stages of haemosporidian parasites reported in cranes in the Beijing Zoo: Plasmodium relictum (lineages pSGS1, a) and Leucocytozoon sp. (lineage in unknown, bd): a heavy parasitaemia in Black-necked crane (Grus nigricollis) (note numerous developing trophozoites, meronts and multiple infections of erythrocytes); bd young gametocyte in mononuclear leukocyte (b), macrogametocyte (c) and microgametocyte (d). Long simple arrows—parasites. Short simple arrows—parasite nuclei. Arrowheads—host cell nuclei. Giemsa-stained thin blood films

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