parasitaemia


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parasitaemia

(ˌpærəsaɪˈtiːmɪə)
n
(Medicine) med the condition of having parasites in the blood
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Noun1.parasitaemia - a condition in which parasites are present in the blood
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
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Parameter Children (n = 20) Adults (n = 20) Age, years (a) 9 (8-11) 31 (22-41) Weight, kg (a) 23 (19-26) 67 (54-78) Parasitaemia, microliter 2100 (900-4500) 2600 (800-5100) (b) Time for clearance of 30.5 (24-48) 29.5 (24-48) parasites, hours (a) Time for fever 20(12-30) 18 (12-28) clearance, hours (a) White blood cells count, 11.300 (7.600-13.000) 9300(5.200-12700) microliter (a) Erythrocyte count x 3.21 (3.1-4.1) 4.11 (3.9-4.9) [10.sup.6], microliter (a) (a) Data are presented as median and ranges.
(30) The standard recommended intermittent therapy regimens of sulphadoxinepyrimethamine may be insufficient to clear parasitaemia in these women.
The sensitivity of xenodiagnosis is dependent upon the individual's parasitaemia level (WHO, 2002b).
The reduction in protein C activity correlated significantly (P=0.001) with greater parasitaemia and higher TNF[alpha] (19) and are reversed during anti-parasitic treatment (12).
Not peripheral parasitaemia but the level of soluble parasite antigen in plasma correlates with vaccine efficacy against Babesia canis.
Classification Definition Original Classification S (sensitive) Clearance of asexual parasitaemia within 7days of the initial treatment without subsequent recrudescence.
pilosa has been one of the most promising and potent botanical anti-malarials, with a very high rate of reduction of parasitaemia in in vitro cultures of Plasmodium falciparum, the most deadly malarial strain, as well as other less dangerous types of malaria(9).
Incidence of malaria parasitaemia in a cohort of rural Malawian adults according to HIV serostatus, HIV-1 RNA concentration and CD4 count.
Effect of HIV-1 and increasing immunosuppression on malaria parasitaemia and clinical episodes in adults in rural Uganda: a cohort study.