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Disease Malaria

Name Malaria
Synonyms Fever, Marsh | Fever, Remittent | Infection, Plasmodium | Infections, Plasmodium | MALARIA, CEREBRAL, RESISTANCE TO, INCLUDED | MALARIA, CEREBRAL, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO, INCLUDED | MALARIA, MILD, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO | MALARIA, RESISTANCE TO, INCLUDED | MALARIA, SEVERE, RESISTANCE TO, INCLUDED | MALARIA, SEVERE, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO, INCLUDED | MALARIA, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO | MALS | Marsh Fever | Paludism | Plasmodium Infection | Plasmodium Infections | Remittent Fever
Definition A protozoan disease caused in humans by four species of the PLASMODIUM genus: PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM VIVAX; PLASMODIUM OVALE; and PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; and transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of the genus ANOPHELES. Malaria is endemic in parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Oceania, and certain Caribbean islands. It is characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high FEVER; SWEATING; shaking CHILLS; and ANEMIA. Malaria in ANIMALS is caused by other species of plasmodia.
Categories Parasitic disease
MeSH® ID D008288
OMIM® IDs 609148 | 611162
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DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Protozoan Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Malaria Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Malaria Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Acute malaria
  Malaria, Avian
  Malaria, Cerebral Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Malaria, Falciparum Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Malaria, Vivax Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM BLOOD INFECTION LEVEL Has associated chemicals Has associated genes