gametocyte

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gametocyte

[gə′mēd·ə‚sīt]
(histology)
An undifferentiated cell from which gametes are produced.
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5) Hemoproteus gametocytes also contain refractile iron pigment that is observed in peripheral blood smears.
P vivax-infected mosquitoes can be sourced from AFRIMS, but, as this process uses gametocyte donors, it is not nearly as flexible as what exists for P falciparum.
Gametocytes appear in peripheral Gametocytes appear in peripheral blood after clinical symptoms (38).
1), as there is always a chance that localised breeding is temporarily taking place if the weather is suitable, and there is potential for propagated outbreaks if gametocyte carriers are present in the local community.
This neural network is in charge of classifying gametocytes of plasmodium falciparum, and esquizontes and gametocytes of the plasmodium vivax type.
Inside the mosquito, the human-made antibodies would block the gametocytes, so they would die without morphing into another form.
The images show the gametocytes, the sexual form of the parasite by which it is transmitted from humans to mosquitoes, its primary host.
Secondary outcomes were adherence to study drug, presence of gametocytes, recovery of haemoglobin concentration from baseline at day 28, and safety profiles.
Individuals with gametocytes were recorded for all months but proportions of carries were significantly higher in dry months compared to wet season (P <0.
Information on ratio of male to female gametocytes after an exposure of antimalarial regimens under field conditions is very limited.