vivax malariamedical dictionary


<microbiology> A type of malaria caused by the protozoan Plasmodium vivax, it isthe most common form of the disease, is rarely fatal but is the most difficult to cure, and is characterised by fevers that typically occur every other day.

(11 Nov 1997)

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