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.
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parasitaemia

The presence of parasites in the blood.
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The standard recommended intermittent therapy regimens of 3 doses of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine given at intervals of at least 4 weeks may be insufficient to clear parasitaemia in these women and may need to be reassessed.
As indicated in Table 2, the false positive 31 blood samples were demonstrated in 21 enrolled patients who had an initial parasitaemia ranging from 2500 to 48640 parasites/[micro]l of blood, 18 of them were classified as adequate clinical response and 3 were classified as late clinical treatment failure (LCF).
falciparum parasitaemia in TSR units at Kakchangamin, Lalcherra and Kacharicherra (0.42 [+ or -] 0.03, 0.21 [+ or -] 0.02 and 0.28 [+ or -] 0.01 respectively) was significantly different among each other (P<0.001).
Microscopic examination of the blood smears showed nucleated RBCs, basophilic stippling and anisocytosis at 1-7% parasitaemia. No significant (P greater than 0.05) difference was recorded between hematological values of Sahiwal and crossbred cattle for WBC, Hb, MCV and MCHC.
Konate, and P Druilhe, "Malaria: even more chronic in nature than previously thought; Evidence for subpatent parasitaemia detectable by the polymerase chain reaction," Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.
The parasitaemia was scored daily using the method as previously described [16].
Bone marrow suppression and severe anaemia associated with persistent Plasmodium falciparum infection in African children with microscopically undetectable parasitaemia. Malar J.
Prevalence of malaria parasitaemia and associated factors in febrile under-5 children seen in Primary Health Care Centres in Jos, North Central Nigeria.
Blood smears for thick blood film were stained with Giemsa stain for malaria parasitaemia. The slides were viewed for the presence or absence of asexual Plasmodium falciparum parasites by a trained microscopist.
3, EEPA treatment significantly (P < 0.001) reduced blood parasitaemia when compared with mice treated with vehicle (Fig.
Determination of parasitaemia protocol[R] Grading of Participants, Parasites/ Clinical parasitaemia, n (mean [micro]L correlation % parasites/ [micro]L) 0.0001-0.0004 -- 5-20 -- 0.002 4 (4 075) 100 Individuals may be asymptomatic below this level 0.2 9 (22 294) 10 000 Level above which immune individuals are likely to exhibit symptoms 2 -- 100 000 Maximum parasitaemia for P.
Evidence of an increased incidence of day 3 parasitaemia in Suriname: an indicator of the emerging resistance of Plasmodium falciparum to artemether.