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Fig. 7 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 7

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

Fig. 7

Human erythrocytes infected with B. bacilliformis. Left: Fluorescence microscopy of human erythrocytes infected with GFP-expressing B. bacilliformis ATCC 35686 (6 h). Note the deformation of the erythrocyte cell surface (Aepfelbacher and Kempf, 2018). Scale-bar: 10 µm. Right: Scanning electron microscopy of infected human erythrocytes (24 h). Note the deformation of the erythrocyte. Scale-bar: 1 µm (courtesy of C. Sittmann, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany and K. Hipp, Max Planck-Institute for developmental Biology, Tuebingen, Germany)

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