LCMS Diagnostic Keys
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Decision-Tree
Which shape does the parasite have?
Ring form with 1 nucleus or 2
Parasite with 1 nucleus, irregularily shaped or almost as big as erythrocyte (amoeboid trophozoite or gametocyte with compact cytoplasm)
Parasite with more than 1 nucleus, almost as big as erythrocyte (schizont)