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phylum of intracellular parasites

Phylum Apicomplexa

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most virulent of all species of plasmodium

P. falciparum

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most prevalent species in the world

P. vivax

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species endemic in Philippines

falciparum and vivax

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newest member of Plasmodium species

P. knowlesi

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Species seen in neighboring Southeast Asian countries

P. knowlesi

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primary vector of Plasmodium spp

Female Anopheles minimus flavirostris

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intermediate host of Plasmodium

man

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final host of Plasmodium

Anopheles (is this incomplete)

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straw-like structure of mosquitoes used to puncture the skin

proboscis

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first stage of Plasmodium in the I.H.

Sporozoites

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where sporozoites will undergo schizogony

hepatocytes

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sac-like structure where merozoites are found

schizont

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species of plasmodium where hypnozoites are present

P. ovale and P. vivax

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form or stage of parasites responsible for relapse

hypnozoites

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immature trophozoites
composed of chromatin dot and nucleus

ring forms

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infective stage to final host

gametocytes

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infective stage to I.H.

Sporozoites

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signs and symptoms of malaria

chills, fever, sweating

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occurrence of chills, fever, sweating

malarial paroxysms

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causes malignant tertian malaria

P. falciparum

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occurrence of malarial paroxysms of P. falciparum

Every 36-48 hrs

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causes blackwater fever

P. falciparum

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causes benign tertian malaria

P. vivax

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occurrence of malarial paroxysms of P. vivax

every 48 hrs

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occurrence of malarial paroxysms of P. ovale

every 48 hrs

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causes ovale tertian malaria

P. ovale

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causes quartan malaria

P. malariae

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invades all types of RBC

P. falciparum

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invades young RBC

P. vivax and P. ovale

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