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Receptivity to malaria and other parasitic diseases

WHO Working Group on Receptivity to Malaria and Other Parasitic Diseases.

Receptivity to malaria and other parasitic diseases

report on a WHO working group, Izmir, 11-15 September 1978.

by WHO Working Group on Receptivity to Malaria and Other Parasitic Diseases.

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Published by Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization, obtainable from WHO Publications Centre] in Copenhagen, [Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Malaria -- Transmission -- Europe -- Congresses.,
    • Parasitic diseases -- Transmission -- Europe -- Congresses.,
    • Malaria -- Europe -- Prevention -- Congresses.,
    • Parasitic diseases -- Europe -- Prevention -- Congresses.,
    • Medical geography -- Europe -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesEURO reports and studies ; 15, EURO reports and studies ;, 15.
      ContributionsWorld Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA644.M2 W47 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination103 p. :
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4193767M
      ISBN 109290201541
      LC Control Number80472479

        The diagnosis of the disease in African hospitals is not accurate and some of the time people use anti malaria drugs even though they have not been diagnosed with malaria in the laboratory. The unnecessary use of anti malaria drugs have made the parasite develop resistance to any new drug.   Plasmodium falciparum, the species of parasite that causes the most malaria deaths worldwide, has developed drug-resistance in five countries in Southeast Asia. In the current study, researchers sought to uncover the role of plasmepsins IX and X, two of the 10 types of plasmepsin proteins produced by P. falciparum for metabolic and other processes. Though based on a relatively small number of examinations (the inhabitants of Posada in Sardinia, where the investigation was carried out, amounted to ) this article is of considerable interest. CELLI has distinguished three epidemic types of malaria in Europe: (1) The North-Europe type-nearly all benign tertian, early developing into epidemicity in the spring, very rarely Author: A. Missiroli.


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