Lec14_Malaria

Lec14_Malaria - 23:02 Malaria:Mala+aria(meaningBadair/evil)

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23:02 Malaria : Mala + aria (meaning Bad air/ evil) >   100 countries impacted > 40% worlds’ population exposed 3 million deaths in south Africa $ 12 billions History of Malaria Aristotle first described Malaria. Ancient Chinese/Indian medical texts described periodic Malaria. > 100 years cause, transmission Laveran in 1907 won a Novel prize Ross (1902; Novel prize) and Grassi Malaria treatment failed due to resistant parasites and resistant mosquito >>  loss  of will, lack of money South America, South Africa and some Asia – Malaria prevalence Malaria therapy  - treat neuro-syphilis :Van Juanegg (late 1920, Novel prize) Malaria is still a huge problem in US Principle mode of transmission is mosquito + needle (IDU) Life cycle Five species of Malaria (1,2,3,4 – human reservoir)
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Epi220, Lec13 Malaria 1. Plasmodium Falciparum 2. P. Vivax 3. P. Ovale 4. P. Malarie 5. P. Knouleg Malaria is caused by mosquito (Genus Anopheleles)
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Lec14_Malaria - 23:02 Malaria:Mala+aria(meaningBadair/evil)

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