Parasites: Plasmodium

by Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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    The lecture Parasites: Plasmodium by Vincent Racaniello, PhD is from the course Parasites. It contains the following chapters:

    • Parasites: Plasmodium
    • Protozoa
    • The Malarias
    • Plasmodium Falciparum Life Cycle
    • Malaria Clinical Signs and Symptoms
    • Malaria Diagnosis
    • Malaria Treatment
    • Malaria Prevention
    • Plasmodium: Learning Outcomes

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Plasmodium sporozyte.
    2. Plasmodium falciparum.
    3. Pladmodium vivax.
    4. Plasmodium malariae.
    5. Plasmodium ovale.
    1. Chloroquinine.
    2. Mefloquine.
    3. Malarone.
    4. Quinine.
    5. Halofantrine.
    1. An anti-malarial vaccine.
    2. Wearing insect repellent on the body during the day.
    3. Having a mosquito net over the bed at night.
    4. Covering the body with clothing.
    5. Putting screens in windows.
    1. It is transmitted among humans by the bite of an infected female anopheline mosquito.
    2. There are animal variants of these malarias and then can cause human disease.
    3. There are three different strains of human malaria parasites.
    4. The use of the artemisin drug type over many years led to extensive resistance, so it is no longer useful.
    5. A window screen does not cut down on likelihood of contracting malaria.

    Author of lecture Parasites: Plasmodium

     Vincent Racaniello, PhD

    Vincent Racaniello, PhD

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