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K: Protista P: Apicomplexa G: Plasmodium non-motile- no flagellum or cilia, pathogenic, parasitic, pass from host to host in spore stage, Malaria, spores multiply in liver, then infiltrate bloodstream, eventually rupturing blood cells causing fever and chills

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This is also a mild form of the #diseases that is not fatal but if it remains untreated then it can lead to a host of #healthissues in the future.


Researchers at Texas A&M University have developed a novel point-of-care device for field-based diagnosis of malaria using a smartphone. The mobile-opt


Falciparum- banana shaped gametocyte (falcip does not have trophozoite stage) (vs. band form of developing troph in p. malariae)


Fy(a-b-) = confers resistance to P.vivax = most blacks have this phenotype.