exoerythrocytic


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exoerythrocytic

 [ek″so-ĕ-rith″ro-sit´ik]
occurring or situated outside the red blood cells (erythrocytes), a term applied to a stage in the development of malarial parasites that takes place in cells other than erythrocytes.

exoerythrocytic

(ĕk″sō-ĕ-rĭth″rō-sī′tĭk) [″ + erythros, red, + kytos, cell]
Occurring outside the red blood cells. Most of the life cycle of the malaria parasite in a human host is inside the red blood cell, where it causes symptoms; the rest is outside the red blood cell, and latent (i.e., exoerythrocytic).
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Hoffman, "IFN-[gamma] inhibits development of Plasmodium berghei exoerythrocytic stages in hepatocytes by an L-arginine-dependent effector mechanism," Journal of Immunology, vol.
falciparum.[3] The risk of fatal infection is increased when the patient is asplenic.[6] Since there is no exoerythrocytic stage associated with transfusion-transmitted malaria, the disease may be treated with therapy that kills the erythrocytic parasites.[3-6]
microti parasites, which are not known to have an exoerythrocytic tissue phase, has not been described, nor has the occurrence of 3 consecutive routes of transmission (vector, transfusion, and transplantation), which has been reported for West Nile virus (23,24).
Klinkert, "The proteasome inhibitor MLN-273 blocks exoerythrocytic and erythrocytic development of Plasmodium parasites," Parasitology, vol.
Sinnis, "Extrahepatic exoerythrocytic forms of rodent malaria parasites at the site of inoculation: clearance after immunization, susceptibility to primaquine, and contribution to blood-stage infection," Infection and Immunity, vol.
AZT might interfere with transmission by exoerythrocytic inhibition of parasite liver stages in humans and mice (3) and by interference with ookinete and sporozoite production in mosquitoes (4).