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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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In the present study oliguria, higher concentration of bilirubin, severity of ARF, cerebral malaria, pulmonary oedema/ ARDS were associated with poor prognosis.
20] Cerebral malaria is worst complication of Falciparum malaria.
If left untreated, cerebral malaria is probably nearly always fatal.
Children with severe malaria frequently develop one or more of the following symptoms: severe anemia, respiratory distress in relation to metabolic acidosis, or cerebral malaria.
In a Lubango hospital, I met a 7-year-old boy, Longuti, fighting for his life with cerebral malaria.
5[degrees]C/ 95[degrees]F), 7 or 8 days post-infection and usually succumb to the infection within 24 h, as a consequence of cerebral malaria (9).
The leading diagnoses associated with hypoglycaemia were cerebral malaria and multisystemic infections (Table 4).
In total, 50 per cent of patients with vivax infection had one or more complications, with severe anaemia in 26 per cent and cerebral malaria in 12.
9 The complications may be hepatic dysfunction, renal dysfunction, cerebral malaria, acute respiratory distress syndrome, shock, severe anemia, thrombocytopenia, jaundice, hemoglobinuria, hypoglycemia and even death.
Because his clinical condition worsened rapidly, the patient was transferred the next day to the Infectious Diseases Department in the same hospital because cerebral malaria was diagnosed.
Of the total patients for whom folders were found, 38% (n=44) had liver dysfunction, 11% (n=13) had renal dysfunction, and 5% (n=6) had documented cerebral malaria (Table 2).
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new research has shown that a known drug can prevent brain damage in a cerebral malaria mouse model and eliminate subsequent neurological deficits.
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.