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Malaria etiology, pathology, diagnosis, prophylaxis, and treatment by Graham E. Henson

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Published by Henry Kimpton in London .
Written in English

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Statementby Graham E. Henson
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Pagination190 pages :
Number of Pages190
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Open LibraryOL26269410M

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Malaria is caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. P. falciparum is the most prevalent malaria parasite in Africa and responsible for most malaria deaths globally. P. vivax is the dominant parasite outside of sub-Saharan Africa. WHO fact sheet on malaria; Malaria facts in. Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease that affects humans and other animals. Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever, tiredness, vomiting, and headaches. In severe cases it can cause yellow skin, seizures, coma, or death. Symptoms usually begin ten to fifteen days after being bitten by an infected Plasmodium spread by mosquitos. I will be requiring this book in my intro ecology course, as a sterling example of how ecology interacts with human disease, politics, economics, and history. Additionally, malaria offers a sobering insight into the realpolitik of science. Certainly one of the best books on disease and science I've ever by: May 12,  · Malaria: Volume 3, Immunology and Immunization is a collection of papers dealing with malaria parasites, the methods for measuring the immunological response to plasmodia, and the vertebrates host's immune response to Edition: 1.

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