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 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a type of unicellular microorganism) of the genus Plasmodium.
- CDC - Malaria - Blood Donor Screening - Centers for ...
Information regarding malaria and blood screening, protection of the US Blood supply, and links to additional information.
- WHO | Malaria
Malaria: WHO health topic page on malaria provides links to descriptions of malaria activities, reports, publications, statistics, news, multimedia and events, as ...
- CDC - Malaria - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Malaria diagnosis and treatment and prevention, including transmission, antimalarial prophylaxis, malaria map, malaria hotline re: travelers and VFRs.