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Synonyms for plasmodium

multinucleate sheet of cytoplasm characteristic of some stages of such organisms as slime molds

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parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humans

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Sympatric distribution of Plasmodium ovale curtisi and P.
For Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium ovale, and Plasmodium malariae, the mean and peak parasitemias are <20 000/[micro]L and 50 000/ [micro]L, respectively (15).
In contrast, up to one-third of all reported cases of malaria in both Israel and the United States were late-onset illnesses caused by Plasmodium vivax or Plasmodium ovale that occurred despite adequate blood-stage prophylaxis.
Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale caused the infections in most of these cases.
Plasmodium ovale is the predominant parasite in 'imported' cases of malaria.
Malaria caused by Plasmodium ovale infection has been considered a low-prevalence disease with limited geographic distribution, benign clinical course, and easy treatment; therefore, little attention has been paid to it.
High prevalence of Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale in malaria patients along the Thai-Myanmar border, as revealed by acridine orange staining and PCR-based diagnoses.
Chimpanzee malaria parasites related to Plasmodium ovale in Africa.
Complete DNA sequences of the small subunit ribosomal RNA (SSUrRNA) gene and partial sequences of three other loci were obtained from three variant-type and three classic-type Plasmodium ovale isolates from Southeast Asia and compared with GenBank-available data.
We describe a case of locally acquired Plasmodium ovale malaria in Spain.