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an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito

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Similar is the case with the patients of cerebral malaria.
falciparum human malaria, where infected mice exhibit a marked systemic inflammatory response, profound thrombocytopenia, and cerebral malaria (12).
Severe complications in malaria include severe anaemia, cerebral malaria, and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
falciparum cerebral malaria and treated with intravenous (IV) artesunate (batch no.
Infection with the malaria parasite elicits a strong immune response in the patient, and it is known that both parasite and host response contribute to the nervous system problems in cerebral malaria.
6% (n=103) of the respondents were aware of Cerebral Malaria as complication of Malaria.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have discovered that adding lovastatin, a widely used cholesterol-lowering drug, to traditional antimalarial treatment decreases neuroinflammation and protects against cognitive impairment in a mouse model of cerebral malaria.
For the first collaboration, it has been decided to begin studies on the development of a medicine for cerebral malaria using E6446 and analogs, which are Toll-like receptor 9 (TLR9) antagonists.
This report concerns an immigrant from Pakistan who developed severe cerebral malaria.
In cerebral malaria (26,27) the principal neurological features are coma, seizures, and brainstem signs (absence of reflexes, abnormal respiratory patterns, posture abnormalities and motor abnormalities of tone and reflexes), severe anaemia, hypoglycaemia and kidney failure.
She had cerebral malaria and we were told she had a 20:80 chance of getting through it.
He eventually escaped through the jungle into Thailand, stricken with cerebral malaria and weighing only 60 pounds.
There are four types of malaria, but the most dangerous is plasmodium falciparum - the type Cheryl had - which can cause rapid deterioration, sometimes with reduced blood flow through tiny vessels in the brain, known as cerebral malaria.
A novel method of studying cerebral malaria that avoids the use of animal testing--a longstanding ethical issue for scientists--has been recognised by a new award at the University of Sydney.