Decreased clearance rate by macrophages would only guarantee successful multiplication of the merozoites through the erythrocytic schizogonic
In contrast to Haemoproteus and Leucocytozoon, for parasites of Plasmodium genus, though they prefer peripheral blood circulation, the schizogonic
cycle in the erythrocytes lasts for only few days .
Rounded gametocytes were observed in a male Pipra erythrocephala, as well as an unidentified member of the genus Haemoproteus or Plasmodium was seen in Arremon tacitumus; however, in the absence of mature and schizogonic
forms, even a generic diagnosis was not possible.