Flashcards in  Malaria Deck (19):
Infective Stage of Plasmodium
First thing infected by Plasmodium
Invasive Stage of Plasmodium
What do Merozoites affect?
Dormant Stage of Plasmodium vivax and ovale
Definitive Host of Plasmodium
Intermediate Host of Plasmodium
Merozoites that do not mature into Schizonts instead become?
Anopheles flavirostris is a day or night biter?
What is the ideal sample to collect to diagnose Filariasis?
What is the ideal time to collect to diagnose Filariasis?
When the patient has Fever
(Manifestation of schizogony)
Most common and most virulent species of Plasmodium
Notable trait of RBCs in Plasmodium falciparum
RBCs are NOT enlarged
Presence of this stage of Plasmodium falciparum is a bad prognosis
Second most common species of Plasmodium
Evidences pointing to infection with Plasmodium vivax
Enlargement of parasitized RBC
Cytoplasm of parasitized RBC has eosinophilic granules called Schuffner's dots
This species of Plasmodium presents with merozoites in a rosette formation
These 2 species of Plasmodium have Schuffner's dots