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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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During present study no case of Plasmodium malariae or Plasmodium ovale infection was observed as the same was also not observed by Yar et al in Multan.
Case Report: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in a Case of Plasmodium ovale Malaria.
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.
PCR helped in discovering seven novel variants in Plasmodium ovale isolates in Cambodia, rediscovering P.
Plasmodium ovale malaria acquired in central Spain.
Plasmodium ovale is found chiefly in tropical areas of western Africa (occasionally western Pacific and Southeast Asia).
The most common forms of this parasite are Plasmodium (P) falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale.
High prevalence of Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale in malaria patients along the ThaiMyanmar border, as revealed by acridine orange staining and PCR-based diagnoses.
Experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Hospital for Tropical Diseases and Mahidol University, Bangkok joined forces last year in order to share their research after noticing that the single parasite Plasmodium ovale, though visible through a microscope, was not detected by forensic DNA tests designed to identify the species.
This report describes three cases of Plasmodium falciparum malaria and two cases of Plasmodium ovale malaria that occurred during June 27-October 15, 2007 in King County, Washington.
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).
Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale caused the infections in most of these cases.
Genome-scale comparison of expanded gene families in Plasmodium ovale wallikeri and Plasmodium ovale curtisi with Plasmodium malariae and with other Plasmodium species.
Key words: Malaria, plasmodium falciparum, plasmodium vivax, plasmodium ovale, plasmodium malariae, Immunochromatographic technique, thick and thin films, light microscopy, diagnostic test, sensitivity, specificity