U.S. Geological Survey - Microbiology
Images of bacteria and other microbes related to USGS microbiology research.
Other Bacteria and Microbes
Giemsa-stained blood smear
Research Summary: Changes in Prevalence of Avian Malaria on the Alaka`i Plateau, Kaua`i: an Early Signal for Global Warming? (Carter T. Atkinson)
Description: Giemsa-stained blood smear from a canary with an experimental infection with Plasmodium relictum. Malarial parasites (arrow) develop within nucleated blood cells of their avian hosts.