Case of the Week 687

 This week ' s case is generously donated by Dr. Ioana Bujila of the Public Health Agency of Sweden. The patient is a 67 year old woman from Gabon. Blood was examined by direct mount and Giemsa-stained blood films, and the following were identified:These objects are approximately 228 micrometers in length.What is your diagnosis? Are there any additional laboratory analyses that are recommended in this case? 
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