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Fig. 1 | Parasites & Vectors

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From: Carrion’s disease: more than a neglected disease

Fig. 1

Overwhelming parasitism of erythrocytes by B. bacilliformis. Giemsa-stained blood smear from a patient with Oroya fever, showing parasitism of all erythrocytes, with bacillary and coccoid forms of B. bacilliformis. Scale-bar: 10 µm (courtesy of P. Ventosilla and M. Montes, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru)

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