parasitemia


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parasitemia

 [par″ah-si-te´me-ah]
the presence of parasites, especially malarial forms, in the blood.

par·a·si·te·mi·a

(păr'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.

parasitemia

/par·a·si·te·mia/ (par″ah-si-te´me-ah) the presence of parasites, especially malarial forms, in the blood.

parasitemia

[per′əsītē′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, parasitos + haima, blood
the presence of parasites in the blood. Compare bacteremia, fungemia, viremia.

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.

parasitemia

the presence of parasites, including filariae and protozoa, in the blood.
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After cultures were washed, parasitemia was monitored daily to determine the recrudescence time, defined as the time to reach day 0 parasitemia.
For example, patients with high levels of P falciparum parasitemia may give false-positive results with tests designed to detect P vivax.
AF-alb levels were not associated with malaria parasitemia or correlated with Pfs-IgG3 levels.
the patients' blood were collected on slides, thin stained and parasitemia level quantified microscopically.
Keystone has seen returned travelers with a several-day history of fever go from 1% to 30% parasitemia in the course of just 9 hours.
Percentage suppression of parasitemia for the plant extracts was calculated from the following formula [6]
In this study, the level of parasitemia was relatively low, and any pathogenic effects might be minimal.
Infection with HIV-1 causes progressive cellular immuno-suppression, and any resulting impairment in the immune response to malaria might be associated with failure to prevent infection or to suppress parasitemia and clinical disease.
Cada grupo experimental foi subdividido nos seguintes subgrupos, cada um contendo cinco animais: A) ratos sem tratamento (controle normal); B) ratos apenas irradiados; C) ratos apenas infectados, para exame de histologia; D) ratos irradiados e infectados, para exame de histologia; E) ratos apenas infectados, para exame de parasitemia; F) ratos irradiados e infectados, para exame de parasitemia.
Falciparum malaria and these antioxidant agents, a hospital based study among children with uncomplicated Falciparum malaria infection was conducted in Calabar, Cross-River State, Nigeria and the association of malaria parasitemia and vitamin C, total and HDL cholesterol, and total antioxidant levels, was examined.
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