Plasmodium vivax


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Related to Plasmodium vivax: Entamoeba histolytica, Plasmodium malariae
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Noun1.Plasmodium vivax - parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humansPlasmodium vivax - parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humans
sporozoan - parasitic spore-forming protozoan
genus Plasmodium - type genus of the family Plasmodiidae
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Katherine Battle, a doctoral student at the University of Oxford, received the Scopus Young Researcher UK Award in Medicine, following her work which mapped the global clinical burden of Plasmodium vivax malaria, a neglected species of the disease.
Polymerase chain reaction detection of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum DNA from stored serum samples: implications for retrospective diagnosis of malaria.
Most deaths are caused by the Plasmodium falciparum form of malaria, but the disease is also found across Asia and South America, where a less deadly but more persistent strain known as Plasmodium vivax is common.
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Plasmodium vivax accounts for more than half of all malaria cases in Asia (1).
The National Institute of Malaria Research (NIMR) recently reported that the parasite causing malaria -- Plasmodium vivax which was considered "benign" in causing complications and deaths among children -- is raising its head in an aggressive form.
Louis provides details that will help scientists design better vaccines and drug treatments for the strain, Plasmodium vivax.
Ominous signals are emerging simultaneously in population studies and under the microscope that Plasmodium vivax, a malaria parasite well known in Asia and Latin America, may have found a way to infect Africans.
Evaluation of the OptiMAL test for rapid diagnosis of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum malaria.
The researchers, including Cleveland-based David Serre and Peter Zimmerman, Didier Menard (Institut Pasteur-Cambodia) and Arsene Ratsimbasoa (Madagascar National Malaria Control Program) are the first to sequence the genome of the parasite Plasmodium vivax, taken from patients at coverage needed to verify genome-wide DNA sequence variation.
BACKGROUND: Climate change may affect Plasmodium vivax malaria transmission in a wide region including both subtropical and temperate areas.