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Malaria, Falciparum MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Malaria, Falciparum
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.752.530.650
C01.920.875.650
Unique ID
D016778
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016778
Scope Note
Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM. This is the severest form of malaria and is associated with the highest levels of parasites in the blood. This disease is characterized by irregularly recurring febrile paroxysms that in extreme cases occur with acute cerebral, renal, or gastrointestinal manifestations.
Entry Term(s)
Plasmodium falciparum Malaria
Previous Indexing
Malaria (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
1992
History Note
1992
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2019/06/10
Malaria, Falciparum Preferred
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