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    Leukocytozoon, avian blood smear

    Leukocytozoon in an avian blood smear, 400X. Several of the large basophilic organisms are seen distending the avian WBC (note flattened or malformed nucleus of host cell). A ruptured granulocyte is also present in the center of the field (artifact).

    Courtesy of Dr. Louise Bauck

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