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vivax

(vī′văks)
n.
1. The protozoan (Plasmodium vivax) that causes the most common form of malaria.
2. Malaria caused by this protozoan, characterized by the occurrence of febrile paroxysms about every 48 hours.
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2010 Detection of Plasmodium vivax infection in the Republic of Korea by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP).
The study included cases of acute malaria which presented with fever within a week caused either by Plasmodium Vivax (PV), Plasmodium Falciparum (PF) or dual infection (PV + PF).
1 Malaria is caused by four species of Plasmodium; Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium ovale and Plasmodium malariae.
0% (5/100): 4 P vivax and 1 P falciparum malaria cases.
Previous studies have reported that T vivax infections are associated with reduced reproductive capacity in bulls, with damage in both testis and epididymis, decreased sperm quality [1, 38, 39] and decreased serum testosterone levels [44].
Methods: An observational cohort of patients identified as having acute kidney injury (AKI) after Plasmodium vivax infection.
falciparum, 36 patients revealed Hb < 10 g/dL, and of the 69 patients infected by P vivax, 16 patients showed Hb < 10 g/dL (p = 0.
vivax was found to be the predominant species followed by P.
vivax malaria including the demographic profile, other system complications due to malaria, mortality, risk factors for mortality; to compare mortality in vivax malaria and ARDS with falciparum malaria and ARDS and to confirm the temporal association of antimalarial therapy with onset of ARDS/ALI.
The study showed that Plasmodium vivax is also a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the paediatric age group.
A new study has rewritten the origin story for Plasmodium vivax, the second-worst malaria parasite of humans.