Plasmodium Falciparum

Plasmodium Falciparum – Malaria

        What is Plasmodium Falciparum? Plasmodium falciparum (a protozoan parasite) is Plasmodium species responsible for most malaria cases, more than 85%. The three species of Plasmodium are less common: P. ovale, P. malariae and P. vivax. Malaria affects over 200 million people a year, mostly in poor tropical and subtropical areasof Africa. This is the most deadly parasitic ...

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