Some investigations of malarial fevers
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Published by H.R. Grubb in Croydon .
Written in English


  • Malaria.

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Edition Notes

Reprinted from Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.19, no.8, Feb 1926.

Other titlesTransactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Statementby A. Neave Kingsbury.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.459-481 ;
Number of Pages481
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18542623M

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  This is followed by the hot stage, with fever from °C, lasting hours, also associated with flushed, dry skin, and often headache, nausea, and vomiting. At the end of it, the fever drops rapidly and the patient sweats profusely over a period of hours.[1] The malarial paroxysms can occur intermittently, or in some cases, every day. Malaria must be recognized promptly in order to treat the patient in time and to prevent further spread of infection in the community via local mosquitoes. Malaria should be considered a potential medical emergency and should be treated accordingly. Delay in diagnosis and treatment is a leading cause of death in malaria patients in the United. MALARIAL FEVER 'MALARIAL FEVER' is a 13 letter phrase starting with M and ending with R Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for MALARIAL FEVER We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word malarial fever will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier. [p.1] Nature of the Disease.—Malarial Fever or Ague is caused by certain minute parasites which live in the corpuscles of the blood, and are called Hamamaebidææ.. In order to produce an attack of fever, about ,, at least of the parasites must be present in the body; while in severe cases there may be as many as a billion or more.

Fever commonly accompanies serious illness in returned travelers, and the most common life-threatening tropical disease associated with fever in returned travelers is malaria. Because an increased temperature can signal a rapidly progressive infection, clinicians must initiate early evaluation, especially in people who have visited areas with. The mainstay of malaria diagnosis has been the microscopic examination of blood, utilizing blood films. Although blood is the sample most frequently used to make a diagnosis, both saliva and urine have been investigated as alternative, less invasive specimens. More recently, modern techniques utilizing antigen tests or polymerase chain reaction have been discovered, though these are not widely .   #### Summary points Every year, several thousand people with malaria arrive in non-endemic countries, and about arrive in the United Kingdom alone. Case fatality in the UK, as elsewhere, is around 1% overall but varies by age and previous exposure to malaria.1 2 3 This rate is similar to that seen in endemic countries, but the age profile of deaths is very different. Malarial Fever, or, as it is often called, Paludism or Intermittent Fever, is perhaps the most important of all diseases which afflict humanity. Broadly speaking it is spread over almost the whole of the tropics, and also ex-tends into many countries which possess temperate climates - being found as far north as Sweden and Canada.