General Parasitology and Protozoa
Plasmodium falciparum infection of man is characterized by:
|A||The erythrocytes are increased in size|
|B||All stages of erythrocytic schizogony are seen in peripheral blood|
|C||Multiple infection of erythrocytes are seen|
|D||Each erythrocytic cycle lasts 72 hours|
a. Multiple infection of the RBC is the hallmark of P. Falciparum.
b. RBC’s are increased in size n vivax malaria.
c. Each erythrocytic cycle in falciparum malaria lasts 48 hours.