Blood film facts for kids
A blood film or peripheral blood smear is a thin layer of blood smeared on a microscope slide and then stained in such a way to allow the various blood cells to be examined microscopically. Blood films are usually examined to investigate disorders of the blood and, occasionally, to look for parasites within the blood such as malaria and filaria.
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Blood films showing various developmental stages of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, stained with Wright stain and Giemsa stain.
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