parasitaemia


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par·a·si·te·mi·a

(par'ă-sī-tē'mē-ă)
The presence of parasites in the circulating blood; used especially with reference to malarial and other protozoan forms, and microfilariae.
Synonym(s): parasitaemia.

parasitaemia

The presence of parasites in the blood.
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In general, the TSR personnel, many of whom were recruited from non endemic areas of the country, were found to have more parasitaemia than the villagers due to their low levels of immunity.
The effect on HIV viral load increases with the severity of malaria, whereby patients with fever and high parasitaemia have a significant increase in viral load.
Activation of the host response in human--Plasmodium falciparum malaria: Relation of parasitaemia to tumor necrosis factor/cachectin, thrombin-anti-thrombin III, protein C levels.
Univariate analysis showed the association between wasting and malaria parasitaemia to be not significant (Table 2b) P<0.
Significant, dose-dependent parasitaemia suppression was witnessed for ELEAB.
2]O had the best clearance with 97% and 94% reduction in parasitaemia.
Malaria parasitaemia in neonates in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Simultaneously, blood smears were prepared (morning and evening) from tail bleed of mice and parasitaemia levels were determined.
was inconclusive due to a very low parasitaemia with only a single ring form identified.
Moreover, sensitivity of this method for detecting low level parasitaemia is poor (6,7).
Malaria infection was defined as any parasitaemia (any species) detected in the blood smear.