Figure 1. Giemsa-stained thin blood films depicting A) ring stage, B) tenue form of young trophozoite, C) band-shaped growing trophozoite, D) growing trophozoite with little or no amoeboid activity, E) double growing trophozoites, F) early schizont, G) late schizont in an erythrocyte with fimbriated margins, and H) mature macrogametocyte. Discernible Sinton and Mulligan stippling is in C, D, and F.
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