TITLE

Maurer's dots

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1313
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Maurer's dots" is presented. Maurer's dots refer to the coarse stippling of the red cells seen in malaria, caused by Plasmodium falciparum. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21235155

 

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