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Malaria

Alternate Names : Quartan malaria, Falciparum malaria, Biduoterian fever, Blackwater fever, Tertian malaria, Plasmodium

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Malaria

Malaria

Malaria is caused by a parasite transmitted from one human to another via the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. The parasites migrate to the liver, mature and enter the bloodstream, where they rupture red blood cells. An infected pregnant woman can transmit malaria to her unborn child.





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Malaria, microscopic view of cellular parasites
Malaria, microscopic view of cellular parasites

Mosquito, adult feeding on the skin
Mosquito, adult feeding on the skin

Mosquito, egg raft
Mosquito, egg raft

Mosquito, larvae
Mosquito, larvae

Mosquito, pupa
Mosquito, pupa

Malaria, microscopic view of cellular parasites
Malaria, microscopic view of cellular parasites

Malaria, photomicrograph of cellular parasites
Malaria, photomicrograph of cellular parasites

Malaria
Malaria

Digestive system organs
Digestive system organs

 

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Review Date : 5/30/2009
Reviewed By : David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.



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