Human blood with trypanosomes - 1000x

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Slide of human blood seen at  1000x magnification.  Red circles are red blood cells.  A trypanosome parasite (Trypanosoma cruzi) is visible in the upper-left of the image (purple-stained organism that looks like a small worm).  The distinct purple dot is most likley the kinetoplast.  These parasites cause Chagas disease, trypanosomiasis.
Slide of human blood seen at 1000x magnification. Red circles are red blood cells. A trypanosome parasite (Trypanosoma cruzi) is visible in the upper-left of the image (purple-stained organism that looks like a small worm). The distinct purple dot is most likley the kinetoplast. These parasites cause Chagas disease, trypanosomiasis.
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Keywords:
  • OCC
  • Trypanosoma
  • Trypanosome
  • blood
  • human
  • parasite
  • protists