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Babesia bovis, brain smear, cow
Babesia bovis, brain smear, cow

    Photomicrograph showing Babesia bovis parasites within erythrocytes within brain capillaries of a cow. Organisms are degenerated and rounded up, but the sequestration of infected erythrocytes is typical of B bovis infection. Wright-Giemsa stain; original magnification, 1000X (100X oil immersion objective).

Courtesy of State of Queensland, Dept of Agriculture and Fisheries, Tick Fever Centre, Wacol, Queensland, Australia.

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