Case: 36 years old male from Turkey, Alanya have been in fever for two weeks. He has headache and nausea as well. CRP is slightly evevated and basic blood count parameters are within the nreference limits. Peripheral blood smear was taken and the findings are in the image below.
What are the findings and what is your suggestion for diagnosis?
Correct answer s below the image.
Correct answer: The most important finding is malaria plasmoids inside the red cells and suggested diagnosis is malaria.
Those two leukocytes are neutrophilic and eosinophilic granulocytes of course.