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Malaria

Malaria is a serious disease caused by a parasite. Infected mosquitoes spread it. Malaria is a major cause of death worldwide, but it is almost wiped out in the United States. The disease is mostly a problem in developing countries with warm climates. If you travel to these countries, you are at risk. There are four different types of malaria caused by four related parasites. The most deadly type occurs in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Malaria symptoms include chills, flu-like symptoms, fever, vomiting, diarrhea and jaundice. The disease can be life-threatening. However, you can treat malaria with medicines. The type of medicine depends on which kind of malaria you have and where you were infected. . Malaria can be prevented. When traveling to malaria-prone regions: - See your doctor for medicines that protect you . - Wear insect repellent with DEET . - Cover up. - Sleep under mosquito netting . Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
7443
Concept ID:
C0024530
Disease or Syndrome
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Malaria, Falciparum

Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM. This is the severest form of malaria and is associated with the highest levels of parasites in the blood. This disease is characterized by irregularly recurring febrile paroxysms that in extreme cases occur with acute cerebral, renal, or gastrointestinal manifestations. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
6185
Concept ID:
C0024535
Disease or Syndrome
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WR-177,602

MedGen UID:
215372
Concept ID:
C0949476
Pharmacologic Substance
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Ro-21-5998-001

MedGen UID:
196547
Concept ID:
C0733642
Pharmacologic Substance
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WR-142,490

MedGen UID:
152761
Concept ID:
C0733643
Pharmacologic Substance
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Lariam

MedGen UID:
148560
Concept ID:
C0699989
Pharmacologic Substance

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