A scanning electron microscopic study of the sporogonic development of Plasmodium falciparum in Anopheles stephensi.

@article{Meis1992ASE,
  title={A scanning electron microscopic study of the sporogonic development of Plasmodium falciparum in Anopheles stephensi.},
  author={J F Meis and P G Wismans and Paul H. K. Jap and A H Lensen and Thivi Ponnudurai},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={1992},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={
          227-36
        }
}
The full development of Plasmodium falciparum in Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes was studied by scanning electron microscopy. Ookinetic development was described from in vitro cultures. Growing oocysts beneath the basal lamina of the midgut wall mechanically stretch this lamina until it is torn and displaced by day 7. In young oocysts the wall appears smooth. In older oocysts wrinkles in the wall are visible after routine fixation. Osmium tetroxide postfixation greatly reduced the occurrence of… CONTINUE READING

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