States Academic Press
Medical Science - Infectious Diseases
Malaria is one of the diseases which spreads to humans through mosquitoes. It can also spread through blood transfusion or from an infected needle. It is caused by a parasite. Some of the common symptoms of malaria are chills, high fever, diarrhea, cough, vomiting and headache. If not treated timely, malaria can cause severe health complications such as organ failure, cerebral malaria, breathing difficulties and anemia. The most common method to avoid malaria is to take precautions in order to not get bitten by infected mosquitoes. Preventive medicine can also be given if there is a risk of catching infection. The diagnosis of malaria can be done through a physical exam or through a blood test. This book contains some path-breaking studies on the treatment and prevention of malaria. It discusses the fundamentals as well as modern approaches of research within this field. This book will provide comprehensive knowledge to the readers.