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Malaria

Parasitology

Protozoa

  1. Marcel Hommel MD, PhD Professor of Tropical Medicine,
  2. Herbert M. Gilles MD, DSc, FRCP, FFPH, DTM&H Professor Emeritus

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0189

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Hommel, M. and Gilles, H. M. 2010. Malaria. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Liverpool, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Classification
  • 3
    Life Cycle, Developmental Stages, and Transmission
  • 4
    Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics
  • 5
    Clinical Aspects
  • 6
    Immunology
  • 7
    Pathology and Pathophysiology
  • 8
    Diagnosis
  • 9
    Chemotherapy and Chemoprophylaxis
  • 10
    Epidemiology
  • 11
    Vaccination
  • 12
    Integrated Control

Keywords:

  • malaria;
  • malaria causing protozoan species-Plasmodium, P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, and P. malariae;
  • gametocytes and gametes;
  • fertilization and sporogony;
  • recrudescences and relapses;
  • sequestration;
  • parasite and host cell interaction;
  • Plasmodium malariae;
  • immunity and chemoprophylaxis