Clinical microbiology review: Blood and tissue parasites
- Stephen B Calderwood, MD
Stephen B Calderwood, MD
- Editor-in-Chief — Infectious Diseases
- Section Editor — Bacterial Infections
- Professor of Medicine (Microbiology and Immunobiology)
- Harvard Medical School
A 45 year-old splenectomized man develops fever and chills three weeks after a trip to the island of Nantucket, off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. What does the thin smear of blood show? Question: (picture 5). Answer: (picture 6).