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Evaluation of a Novel Magneto-Optical Method for the Detection of Malaria Parasites

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Using the hemozoin conversion rates reported in the literature for the different parasite stages (rings: 3–5%, trophozoites: 15–20%, and schizonts: 50–70%) [20][22], [29], [30] and the stage distribution of the parasites (Fig. 1), we estimated the hemozoin content of culture A (ring stage culture) and culture B (schizont stage culture).

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