benign tertian malaria


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benign tertian malaria

[bə′nīn ′tər·shən mə′ler·ē·ə]
(medicine)
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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.6
Plasmodium vivax causes benign tertian malaria and frequent relapses but rarely causes grave diseases5
vivax has been considered a benign entity and hence the term 'benign tertian malaria' has been used to describe it.
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.
Attacks of Plasmodium vivax malaria (so-called benign tertian malaria) in particular can occur after symptomatic illness has been absent in the patient for months or years.
Vivax malaria is generally thought as the "benign tertian malaria" and is unaccompanied by any adverse complications.