Babesia crassa–Like Human Infection Indicating Need for Adapted PCR Diagnosis of Babesiosis, France
Cécile Doderer-Lang, Denis Filisetti, Julie Badin, Charles Delale, Victoria Clavier, Julie Brunet, Chloé Gommenginger, Ahmed Abou-Bacar, and Alexander W. Pfaff
Author affiliations: Université de Strasbourg UR 7292, France (C. Doderer-Lang, D. Filisetti, J. Brunet, A. Abou-Bacar, A.W. Pfaff); Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, Strasbourg (D. Filisetti, J. Brunet, C. Gommenginger, A. Abou-Bacar, A.W. Pfaff); Centre Hospitalier de Blois, Blois, France (J. Badin, C. Delale, V. Clavier)
Figure 1. Two representative microscopic fields (original magnification ×1,000) of a May–Grünwald–Giemsa stained blood smear, showing different forms of Babesia trophozoites, from a 61-year-old man from western France.
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