benign tertian malaria


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benign tertian malaria

[bə′nīn ′tər·shən mə′ler·ē·ə]
(medicine)
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1] Pv is traditionally known to cause benign tertian malaria, although recent reports suggest that Pv can also cause severe life-threatening disease analogous to severe infection due to Pf.
Benign tertian malaria generally has an uncomplicated course but sporadically, all complications usually associated with P.
7] At the beginning of the epidemic, blood smear examination showed mainly benign tertian malaria (Plasmodium vivax), while later, as the epidemic increased, cases of severe tertian malaria (P.
The relatively severe course of PF compared to PV separates these two species and, hence, the terms Malignant and Benign Tertian Malaria are used respectively.
Plasmodium vivax causes benign tertian malaria and frequent relapses but rarely causes grave diseases5
Involvement of central nervous system in benign tertian malaria is known to occur since year 1921 (19).
Objective: To describe the frequency of thrombocytopenia among young soldiers admitted with benign tertian malaria at CMH Pano Aqil.
To the Editor: Benign tertian malaria, caused by Plasmodium vivax, has long been considered absent, or at least extremely rare, in western and central Africa.
Parasites responsible for recurrence of benign tertian malaria are frequently genotypically different (determined by molecular techniques) from those that gave rise to the initial symptomatic bout of disease.