Plasmodium

'Plasmodium'. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS)

Plasmodium LawrenceHBannister, King’sCollegeLondon,London,UK IrwinWSherman, UniversityofCalifornia,Riverside,California,USA BasedinpartonthepreviousversionofthisEncyclopediaofLifeSciences

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Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 64(1, 2)S, 2001, pp. 97–106 Copyright

97 Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 64(1, 2)S, 2001, pp. 97–106 Copyright 2001 by The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene THE NEGLECTED BURDEN OF PLASMODIUM VIVAX MALARIA

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The Malarias:

20 Plasmodium malariae Plasmodium vivax Infected RBCssame size as non-infected RBCs, No Schüffner'sdots Infected RBCsenlarged Treatment •Type of malaria •Knowledge of regional resistance •Severity of illness (oral vsintravenous) •Age of patient

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Plasmodium falciparum

Laboratory diagnosis of malaria Plasmodium falciparum Basic guidelines A. Capillary blood should be obtained by fingerstick, or venous blood should be obtained by venipuncture.

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Factsheet: Plasmodium vivax malaria

Fact sheet: Plasmodium vivax malaria India reported 2,660,057 cases of malaria in 1997 Malaria is a devastating parasitic disease transmitted through the bite of infected Anopheles mosquitoes.

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Plasmodium vivax

Laboratoy diagnosis of malaria Plasmodium vivax Basic guidelines A. Capillary blood should be obtained by fingerstick, or venous blood should be obtained by venipuncture.

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Plasmodium vivax lineages: geographical distribution, tandem ...

RESEARCH Open Access Plasmodium vivax lineages: geographical distribution, tandem repeat polymorphism, and phylogenetic relationship Surendra K Prajapati

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Malaria 

Plasmodium parasites must undergo developmental changes in a competent mosquito host before being passed back to another human; this takes from a week and a month.

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The Genome of Model Malaria Parasites, and Comparative Genomics

Whole Genome Synteny Maps of Plasmodium Using a mixture of computational algorithms and laboratory-based methods, a whole genome synteny map of the complete sequence of P. falciparum and the partial sequence of P. y. yoelii (Carlton et al. , 2002) has been created.

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Malaria

Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by small, one-celled parasites called Plasmodium that infect and destroy red blood cells. Four different Plasmodium can cause disease in humans: Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale, and Plasmodium vivax.

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