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Plasmodium vivax: clinical spectrum, risk factors and pathogenesis.

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Vivax malaria was historically described as 'benign tertian malaria' because individual clinical episodes were less likely to cause severe illness than Plasmodium falciparum. Despite this, Plasmodium vivax was, and remains, responsible for major morbidity and significant mortality in vivax-endemic areas. Single infections causing febrile illness in otherwise healthy individuals rarely progress to severe disease. Nevertheless, in the presence of co-morbidities, P. vivax can cause severe illnes...

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Journal:
Advances in parasitology
Volume:
80
Pages:
151-201
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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ISSN:
0065-308X
Source identifiers:
365487
Language:
English
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2013-11-17

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