Red Blood Cell Infected with Malaria Parasites (image) NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.