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schüffner's dot

Schüffner's dots

Schüffner's dots refers to a hematological finding that is associated with malaria, specifically Plasmodium ovale and Plasmodium vivax.

They are named for Wilhelm Schüffner, who described them in 1904.

References

External links

  • http://pathmicro.med.sc.edu/parasitology/blood-proto.htm
  • http://www.wadsworth.org/parasitology/critiquesJun05.htm

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