Today we talk about malaria controversy with mosquitoes and its causes etc. Malaria is basically based on mosquitoes bites. It is a major cause of death worldwide, but it is almost wipe out in the United States. This is an infectious parasitic disease that can either be acute or chronic and is frequently recurrent.
Malaria Controversy With Mosquitoes And Its Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment & More
You get it when an infected mosquito bites you. It is a major cause of death worldwide, but it is almost wipe out in the United States. This is an infectious parasitic disease that can either be acute or chronic and is frequently recurrent. Malaria is conman in Central and South America, the Mediterranean countries, Asia, and many of the Pacific islands.
In the United States it was found in the South and less frequent in the northern and western parts of the country.
It is a disease cause by a parasite, transmits by the bite of infected mosquitoes.
Malaria produces recurrent attacks of chills and fever. Malaria kills an estimated 660,000 people each year.
This is an infectious parasitic disease that can either be acute or chronic and is frequently recurrent.
In a person the parasite goes to liver, replicates, and moves into the bloodstream, where it attacks red blood cells for their hemoglobin.
Some of the Plasmodia become sexually mature and are transmits back to another mosquito.
Causes of malaria
Malaria is cause by the Plasmodium parasite. It is cause by when the mosquito becomes infected and bite a person.
The mosquito becomes infected by biting an infected person and drawing blood that contains the parasite. When that mosquito bites another person, that person becomes infected.
Anopheles mosquito is that type of mosquito which spread malaria. That is the only type of mosquito which spread malaria.
Symptoms of malaria
Signs and symptoms of malaria:-
- High fever
- Moderate to severe shaking chills
Diagnosis of malaria
Microscopic Diagnosis. Malaria parasites can be identify by examining under the microscope a drop of the patient’s blood, spread out as a “blood smear” on a microscope slide.
Prior to examination, the specimen is stained (most often with the Giemsa stain) to give the parasites a distinctive appearance.
Treatment of malaria
Malaria remains an important cause of illness and death in children and adults in countries
in which it is endemic. Malaria control requires an integrated approach including prevention
(primarily vector control) and prompt treatment with effective antimalarial agents