vivax malaria


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vi·vax ma·lar·i·a

a malarial fever with paroxysms that typically recur every 48 hours or every other day (every third day, reckoning the day of the paroxysm as the first); the fever is induced by release of merozoites and their invasion of new red blood corpuscles.

vi·vax ma·la·ri·a

(vī'vaks mă-lar'ē-ă)
A malarial fever with paroxysms that, having synchronized, recur every 48 hours or every other day (every third day, reckoning the day of the paroxysm as the first); the fever is induced by release of merozoites and their invasion of new red blood corpuscles; causative agent is Plasmodium vivax.
Synonym(s): benign tertian fever.

vivax malaria

MALARIA caused by Plasmodium vivax and causing bouts of fever on alternate days.
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Clinical features of Vivax malaria. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2001; 65(2): 143-6.
This study is based on a cohort of 109 patients with AKI after infection with Vivax malaria. From a retrospective chart review of all patients admitted to the Sind institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi, Pakistan between January 1990 and December 2014.
vivax malaria. [8] Some workers have suggested Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) has been proposed as a main mechanism by some researchers, but not many have found any indication or have rarely observed DIC in any of their patients, even in those with severe thrombocytopenia.
vivax malaria either on peripheral smear or malaria antigen test or both and also having ARDS or ALI were included in the study.
Patients diagnosed as positive for Plasmodium vivax malaria, willing to participate in the study, and fulfilling inclusion exclusion criteria of the study were enrolled in the study.
Dabo et al., "Association of Schistosoma haematobium infection with protection against acute Plasmodium vivax malaria in Malian children," The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.
Didier Menard of the Pasteur Institute in Phnom Perth, Cambodia, presented data from Madagascar revealing that vivax malaria that evades people's genetic protection is showing up in the island country.
The title of her thesis was 'Detection of Vivax Malaria and its Control under Local Climatic Conditions".