malaria

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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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Neurology referral revealed an impression of post plasmodium vivax malarial fever bilateral lower motor neuron facial palsy.
Bernards Hospital and took their first patients on July 5, 1900 in response to needs in northeast Arkansas during a malarial fever epidemic.
Neem tree is generally considered to be an air purifier and a preventive against malarial fever and cholera.
He is currently sharing a cell with 12 other men and cannot eat after contracting malarial fever. David escaped a week ago after rioters stormed the jail, but was quickly rearrested and taken back to his cell.
Flies buzz around his face, but baby Daniel s eyes barely blink, while his tiny fist, squeezed tight shakes from the affects of an intense malarial fever.
True (A) or false (B) - click on the correct answer: A known illness in Caesar's early life was an attack of malarial fever.
The plot of Women of Magdalene is structured around the unveiling and answering of the story's essential mysteries (however recursively and languorously in keeping with the cultural rhythms of the south and with Mallory's recurrent bouts of "malarial fever").
The classic malarial fever patterns are clear in the writings of Hippocrates, and he appreciated the diagnostic significance of splenomegaly in malaria (6-10).
And a neighbor may disappear simply for being from the wrong tribe, or from the cold sweat of the ever-present malarial fever, or even from an unexpected twist in the night, silencing the cries of an infant.
With the passage of time, the incidence of malarial fever attacks rose steadily; few men experienced less than three attacks.
When the Royal Commission on Opium began taking witness testimony, numerous experts and quasi-experts attested to the traditional medicinal uses of the drug among the population, which ranged from alleviating indigestion and numbing pain to curing "malarial fever." According to these witnesses, many of whom were career officers of the Indian Medical Service, Indians across the subcontinent engaged in the practice of eating opium, and for many it was the only available remedy for numerous health conditions for which other more sophisticated treatments, such as quinine, would have been prohibitively expensive.
How and when cinchona was first found to relieve malarial fever is unknown, especially given that it is uncertain if people of the pre-1492 Americas suffered from the disease at all, or whether it was an unwanted gift of the Columbian exchange.