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dc.contributor.authorCentre for Disease Control-
dc.contributor.otherDepartment of Health- publication available-
dc.description.abstractMalaria is a parasitic disease transmitted by Anopheles mosquitoes. There are 5 types of parasites that cause malaria: Plasmodium ovale, P. malariae, P. knowlesi, P. vivax, and P. falciparum. The last 2 are the most common. Primarily, malaria is an infection of the red blood cells, causing recurring fever of sudden onset. Malaria caused by P. falciparum is life threatening and can cause multiple organ damage, coma and death.en_US
dc.publisherDepartment of Healthen_US
dc.subjectPlasmodium ovaleen_US
dc.typeFact Sheeten_US
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