hemoparasite


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hemoparasite

[¦hē·mō′par·ə‚sīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
A parasitic animal that lives in the blood of a vertebrate.
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Among the blood parasites most common in birds, the genres Plasmodium and Haemoproteus are the most frequent, with more than 200 species of this hemoparasite being described based on morphology in 4,000 studies bird species (VALKIUNAS, 2005), results that corroborated those reported in this research.
Pronounced in vivo hemoglobin polymerization in red blood cells of gulf toadfish: a general role for hemoglobin aggregation in vertebrate hemoparasite defense?
(2006) and wet film examination and Knott's concentration methods for quantification of hemoparasite was also carried out as per standard procedure described by Soulsby (2012).
It reviewed "studies conducted in settings similar to the United States in rates of malnutrition, hemoparasite burden, and general socioeconomic status."
Mean of clinical laboratory tests from dengue patients, Cordoba 2003-2007 Clinical laboratory D (n=174) SD (n=56) test Mean Mean ALT 0.040 0.107 Febrile antigens 0.161 0.161 AST 0.046 0.107 Total bilirubin 0.023 0.161 BUN 0.069 0.429 Creatinine 0.086 0.607 Glucometry 0.057 0.464 Hemoclassification 0.230 0.696 Hemogram 1,736 2,625 Hemoparasite 0.977 1.054 CSF 0.006 0.018 Urinalysis 0.506 0.625 C-reactive protein 0.011 0.018 Tourniquet test 0.356 0.464 Platelet count 2,517 3,893 Dengue serology IgM 0.098 0.339 Dengue serology IgG 0.075 0.339 T.P.T 0.385 1.018 TP 0.379 1.018 Urea 0.011 0.196 General total 7,908 14,804 D: dengue, SD: severe dengue Source: clinical histories from hospitals 2003-2007
Malaria is caused by a hemoparasite called plasmodium (P) having 4 species known as vivax, falciparum, ovale and malariae in humans transmit-ted by the bite of infected mosquitoes.
8th National Veterinary Hemoparasite Disease Conference.
Capillary blood samples collected from the ear vein and Giemsa-stained thin blood films were produced and examined under the microscope for direct detection of intraerythrocytic stages of the hemoparasite [25].