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Fig. 6 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 6

From: Shared species of crocodilian trypanosomes carried by tabanid flies in Africa and South America, including the description of a new species from caimans, Trypanosoma kaiowa n. sp.

Fig. 6

Growth behavioral of Trypanosoma kaiowa n. sp. co-cultivated with Hi-5 insect cells at 25 °C. Light microscopy of Giemsa-stained preparations showing: (a, b) flagellates adhered to Hi-5 cells by their flagella; (c, d) rounded flagellates within vacuoles (black arrows) in the cytoplasm of the insect cells; (e, f) agglomerates of dividing rounded forms; (g) rounded and promastigote forms, apparently released by host cells; (h) rosette and free short promastigotes in the supernatant of Hi-5 cells. Abbreviations: n, nucleus; k, kinetoplast; f, flagellum. Scale-bar: 10 µm

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