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Descriptor English:   Malaria, Falciparum 
Descriptor Spanish:   Malaria Falciparum 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Malária Falciparum 
Synonyms English:   Malaria, Plasmodium falciparum
Plasmodium falciparum Malaria  
Tree Number:   C03.752.530.650
Definition English:   Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM. This is the severest form of malaria and is associated with the highest levels of parasites in the blood. This disease is characterized by irregularly recurring febrile paroxysms that in extreme cases occur with acute cerebral, renal, or gastrointestinal manifestations. 
History Note English:   1992 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   29997 
Unique Identifier:   D016778 

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