Diagnosis of Malaria
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The thick film is more reliable in looking for parasites, as large volumes of blood are examined under each microscope field. When scanty, parasites may be found about 20 times more rapidly in a thick slide than in a thin slide. The thin slide is more valuable for identifying the species of the parasite present.
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