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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Haematological profile in plasmodium vivax malaria in western Rajasthan.
vivax malaria is not as benign as it was previously considered.
vivax malaria 128 ND Parameters p-value Age, years 0.64 (mean [+ or -] SD) Gender (male%) 0.70 SM <0.001 MM <0.001 P.
Anstey, "New developments in Plasmodium vivax malaria: severe disease and the rise of chloroquine resistance," Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, vol.
Vivax has been reported by Kochar et al.3 It has been observed that in comparison to falciparum, vivax has lower pyrogenic threshold, more pronounced inflammatory response and higher cytokine production.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.5
[6] In our study, P vivax malaria was more common than P falciparum infection: 69 (53.48%) and 60 (46.52%) respectively, while other malaria species have not been identified in this region.
vivax malaria including the demographic profile, other system complications due to malaria, mortality, risk factors for mortality; to compare mortality in vivax malaria and ARDS with falciparum malaria and ARDS and to confirm the temporal association of antimalarial therapy with onset of ARDS/ALI.
vivax malaria patients in Mumbai, India, by monitoring the recurrence rate as well as distinguishing the recurrence as relapse or reinfection using three different methods.
Yimsamran et al., "Intestinal helminth infections are associated with increased incidence of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Thailand," Journal of Parasitology, vol.