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NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Red Blood Cell Infected with Malaria Parasites

Caption: A colorized scanning electron micrograph shows a red blood cell infected with malaria parasites, which are colorized in blue. To the left are uninfected cells with a smooth red surface.

Credit: NIAID

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