Malignant tertian fever

Malignant tertian fever --> falciparum malaria

(Science: infectious disease) a tropical parasitic disease caused by one of the genus plasmodium and carried by infected mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles. This parasite uses red blood cells to complete its reproductive cycle.

Common symptoms of an attack include high fever, chills, sweats and body aches.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Malignant_tertian_fever&oldid=46583"
First | Previous (Malignant melanoma) | Next (Malignant tertian malaria) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.