P-malaria

P-malaria - Apicomplexans-malaria like species Plasmodium...

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Apicomplexans-malaria like species type of hypnozoites vector defin host infect defin severity niche Plasmodium falciparum malignant tertian no/ recrudesc vertebrate sporozoite most severe Plasmodium vivax benign tertian vertebrate sporozoite schizog liver Plasmodium malariae quartan vertebrate sporozoite mildest schizog liver Plasmodium ovale mild tertian yes/relapsing vertebrate sporozoite rarest schizog liver Babesia bigemina Babesia microti Babesia divergens Babesia canis Plasmodium *one stage must be in blood of ver host *heteroxenous: merogany and gametogony in vert host sporogony in invert host *no 1 killer children and pregnant *transmission: vector bite, syringes, blood transfusion, transplacental(rare) *signs: cyclic fever, chills, headache, myalgia (flu), anemia --anemia cause: hemolysis of infect cells, destruction of non infect cells, bone marrow supression *cerebral(P.falc) - most severe: hyperthermia, convulsions, coma(unconcious) *black h20(P.falc)- massive hemolysis of RBC's and spill over of HB(hemoglobinuria) forms black urine
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