Diagnosis :

Microscopic Diagnosis

  • Malaria is diagnosed by making blood smears stained with Giemsa and examining through microscope using 100x oil immersion objective.

  • Microscopy is sensitive, can detect densities as low as 5-10 parasites /ul blood.

  • When parasites are found, their species and circulating stage can be found.

Last Updated on : 08/01/2014