vivax malaria


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vivax malaria

[′vī‚vaks mə′ler·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax and characterized by typical paroxysms occurring every few days, commonly every 2 days. Also known as benign tertian malaria; tertian malaria.
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Baird JK (2007) Neglect of Plasmodium vivax malaria.
4 The endothelial dysfunction leading to impaired microcirculation, a phenomenon of Falciparum malaria, has not been described in vivax malaria, but endothelial 'stimulation' has been reported at autopsy long time ago.
vivax malaria either on peripheral smear or malaria antigen test or both and also having ARDS or ALI were included in the study.
Geneticist David Serre of the Cleveland Clinic and others obtained 189 samples of vivax malaria parasites that had infected people in Madagascar and found 100 with the gene duplication.
Genetic diversity and multiple infections of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Western Thailand.
vivax malaria patients in Madagascar and three in Cambodia, after first removing the white blood cells.
BACKGROUND: Climate change may affect Plasmodium vivax malaria transmission in a wide region including both subtropical and temperate areas.