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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.

Year introduced: 1992

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Tree Number(s): C03.752.530.650

MeSH Unique ID: D016778

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  • Plasmodium falciparum Malaria
  • Malaria, Plasmodium falciparum

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