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Babesia spp. in Europe

Babesia divergens

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Maltese cross

Babesia spp.

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Stain for Babesia spp.

Giemsa

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Vector for malaria

Female anopheles mosquito

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Most pathogenic malarial parasite

Plasmodium falciparum

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Banana-shaped gametocytes

P. falciparum

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With accolé/appliqué forms

P. falciparum

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Most widely distributed malarial organism

Plasmodium vivax

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Ameboid trophozoites

P. vivax

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Rosette formation of schizonts in merozoites

Plasmodium malariae

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Band form trophozoite

P. malariae

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Simian malaria

Plasmodium knowlesi

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P. knowlesi form resembles

P. falciparum
P. malariae

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Benign tertian malaria

P. vivax
P. ovale

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Quartan malaria

P. malariae

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Malignant tertian malaria

P. falciparum

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Subtertian malaria

P. falciparum

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Black water fever

P. facliparum

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Plasmodium spp. that causes enlarged infected RBCs

P. vivax
P. ovale

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Plasmodium spp. that may have hypnozoites in the liver

P. vivax
P. ovale

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Plasmodium spp. that may cause a RELAPSE of malaria

P. vivax
P. ovale

Due to hypnozoites

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Plasmodium spp. that causes a cryptic erythrocytic cycle leading to RECRUDESCENCE

P. malariae

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Plasmodium spp. with multiple ring forms that are common

P. falciparum

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Dots of P. falciparum

Maurer's dots

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Dots of P. vivax

Schuffner's dots

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Dots of P. malariae

Ziemann's dots

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Dots of P. ovale

Jame's dots

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Babesia spp. of the US

Babesia microti