Ultrastructural observations of the intra-erythrocytic merozoite in Theileria sergenti.


The intra-erythrocytic merozoite of Theileria sergenti was 2.2 to 2.4 micron long; several mitochondria and a large nucleus lay at the anterior and posterior part of the cell, respectively, and free ribosomes were evenly scattered in the cytoplasm. A micropore located at the antero-ventral side of the protozoon was framed by the local thickening of the… (More)