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amebiasis +   
Central Nervous System Protozoal Infections +   
Ciliophora Infections +  
coccidiosis +   
dientamoebiasis 
Euglenozoa Infections +   
giardiasis 
leishmaniasis +   
malaria +   
A parasitic protozoa infectious disease characterized as a vector-borne infectious disease caused by the presence of protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium in the red blood cells, transmitted from an infected to an uninfected individual by the bite of anopheline mosquitoes, and characterized by periodic attacks of chills and fever that coincide with mass destruction of blood cells and the release of toxic substances by the parasite at the end of each reproductive cycle. (DO)
parasitic Ichthyosporea infectious disease +  
Protozoan Infections, Animal +   
Tick-Borne Diseases +   
trichomoniasis +  
trypanosomiasis +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: MALS ;   Plasmodium Infection ;   Plasmodium Infections ;   induced malaria ;   marsh fever ;   paludism ;   remittent fever
Related Synonyms: DUFFY BLOOD GROUP SYSTEM, FY(a-b-) PHENOTYPE ;   Glycophorin C, Gerbich Variant ;   MALARIA, CEREBRAL, RESISTANCE TO ;   MALARIA, CEREBRAL, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ;   MALARIA, MILD, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ;   MALARIA, RESISTANCE TO ;   MALARIA, SEVERE, RESISTANCE TO ;   MALARIA, SEVERE, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ;   plasmodium vivax, resistance to ;   susceptibility to malaria
Primary IDs: MESH:D008288
Alternate IDs: OMIM:609148 ;   OMIM:611162
Xrefs: EFO:0001068 ;   EFO:0009157 ;   GARD:6961 ;   ICD10CM:B54 ;   ICD9CM:084 ;   NCI:C34797 ;   ORDO:673
Definition Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malaria "DO" "DO", http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=malaria "DO" "DO"

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