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1

describe the fever perioginicity of 4/5 plasmodiums?

tertian (every 72 hours)

2

which malaria has a quattron pattern for its fever?

Plasmodium Malariae

3

why is vivax harder to treat?

hepatic resevoir exists

4

what do you look for in thick and thin films for malaria?

thick - gametocytes
thin - intra RBC bodies

5

what to watch out when giving people antimalarials?

G6PD deficiency -> can lead to oxidative haemolysis

6

where is the midgut?

2nd part of duodenum to 2/3rds way of the transverse colon

7

when does appendicitis NOT present classically?

if appendix is retrocaecal

8

2 fatal consequence of plasmodium falciparum?

cerebral oedema
acute intravascular haemorrhage causing renal failure