Flashcards in Dr. Hogan Tut #14 Deck (8)
describe the fever perioginicity of 4/5 plasmodiums?
tertian (every 72 hours)
which malaria has a quattron pattern for its fever?
why is vivax harder to treat?
hepatic resevoir exists
what do you look for in thick and thin films for malaria?
thick - gametocytes
thin - intra RBC bodies
what to watch out when giving people antimalarials?
G6PD deficiency -> can lead to oxidative haemolysis
where is the midgut?
2nd part of duodenum to 2/3rds way of the transverse colon
when does appendicitis NOT present classically?
if appendix is retrocaecal