Morphological features of L. aethiopica promastigotes and axenically-cultured amastigotes. Mid-log stage promastigotes and amastigote forms were fixed with formaldehyde and viewed under Zeiss Axioskop phase contrast microscope. Photographs were immediately taken using Olympus-2 camera under oil immersion and 1000 × magnification. Arrows indicate promastigotes undergoing cell division.
Habtemariam BMC Pharmacology 2003 3:6 doi:10.1186/1471-2210-3-6