double quartan malaria


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to double quartan malaria: tertian malaria, malignant tertian malaria

dou·ble quar·tan malaria

denoting malaria infection with two independent groups of quartan parasites, so that paroxysms occur on 2 successive days followed by one day without fever.

double quartan malaria

Malaria in which two concurrent cycles result in fever occurring on two successive days.
See also: malaria
Mentioned in ?