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Flashcards in [7] Malaria Deck (19):
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Infective Stage of Plasmodium

Sporozoite Stage

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First thing infected by Plasmodium

Liver

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Invasive Stage of Plasmodium

Merozoites

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What do Merozoites affect?

RBC

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Dormant Stage of Plasmodium vivax and ovale

Hypnozoite

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Definitive Host of Plasmodium

Anopheles

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Intermediate Host of Plasmodium

Humans

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Merozoites that do not mature into Schizonts instead become?

Gametocytes

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Anopheles flavirostris is a day or night biter?

Night

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What is the ideal sample to collect to diagnose Filariasis?

Blood

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What is the ideal time to collect to diagnose Filariasis?

When the patient has Fever

(Manifestation of schizogony)

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Most common and most virulent species of Plasmodium

Plasmodium falciparum

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Notable trait of RBCs in Plasmodium falciparum

RBCs are NOT enlarged

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Presence of this stage of Plasmodium falciparum is a bad prognosis

Schizonts

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Second most common species of Plasmodium

Plasmodium vivax

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Evidences pointing to infection with Plasmodium vivax

Enlargement of parasitized RBC
Cytoplasm of parasitized RBC has eosinophilic granules called Schuffner's dots

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This species of Plasmodium presents with merozoites in a rosette formation

Plasmodium malariae

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These 2 species of Plasmodium have Schuffner's dots

Plasmodium ovale
Plasmodium vivax

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This species of Plasmodium came from monkeys (zoonotic infection)

Plasmodium knowlesi