Malaria (Italian: "bad air"; formerly called ague or marsh fever in English) is an infectious disease which in humans causes about 350-500 million infections and over 1 million deaths annually, mainly in the tropics and sub-Saharan Africa.
A tissue with red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and other substances suspended in fluid called plasma. Blood takes oxygen and nutrients to the tissues, and carries away wastes.
Malaria as related to Blood
- Malaria Pictures, Malaria Photos -- National Geographic
Malaria Parasites Amid Red Blood Cells. Photograph by Albert Bonniers Forlag. The invasion has begun. Microscopic magnification shows Plasmodium falciparumâ€”the â€¦
- Malaria Journal | Home page
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- CDC - DPDx
Welcome to DPDx, a Web site developed and maintained by CDC's Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria (DPDM). DPDx uses the Internet to strengthen diagnosis of ...
- CDC - Parasites
A parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host and gets its food from or at the expense of its host. Parasites can cause disease in humans.
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Blood is a constantly circulating fluid providing the body with nutrition, oxygen, and waste removal. Blood is mostly liquid, with numerous cells and proteins ...
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- Travelers' Health | CDC
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