Malarial disease, Biology

Malarial disease
  1. Malaria is a disease known since ancient times almost from 5th century B.C.
  2. The word malaria actually means bad air.
  3. It was believed that malaria is caused by bad air.
  4. Laveran discovered the malarial parasite in the year 1880.
  5. Mason in the year 1894 predicted that mosquitoes might transmit malaria.
  6. Sir Ronald Ross in the year 1897 confirmed that mosquitoes transmit malaria.
  7. Malaria is caused by a protozoan parasite called plasmodium.
  8. There are four distinct species of plasmodium - P. vivax, P. falciparum, P. malariae and P. ovale.
Posted Date: 8/29/2012 7:33:56 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Malarial disease, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Malarial disease, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Malarial disease Discussions

Write discussion on Malarial disease
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Hydrolyases These enzymes (code EC 3) catalyze the hydrolytic cleavage of C-O, C-N, C-C and some other bonds, including phosphoric anhydride bonds.  Their trivial names  are f

Vertical Stratification - Tropical Rain Forest In a tropical rain forest, vertical stratification is very clearly seen. In addition to the different layers described above, th

What are the typical vegetation and the typical fauna of the deserts? The predominant fauna of desert ecosystems is produced by reptiles, as lizards and snakes, terrestrial art

Many disease states are heralded by changes in the blood count Leukocytosis can be a sign of infection. Thrombocytopenia can result from drug toxicity. Pancytopenia is ge

Consider a simple spherical model cell that consists of cytoplasm and a plasma membrane. The cell's initial volume is 2 nL and contains 0.2 M protein. The cell is placed in a la

Local Needs, Choices and Circumstances Beyond obvious choice for private sector, the best public-private balance for a country depends on its local culture and circumstances.

Write an essay on cytological approach in taxonomy.

Q. Which is the extraembryonic membrane whose function is to store nitrogen wastes of the embryo? Is this function present in placental mammalian embryos? The allantois is the

give detail account of modes of locomotion in protozoa and describe various type of asexual reproduction in protozoa

Protection of our property:                  ·          If any our property lies in an area prone to landslides, we should seek advice of experts in earth movement and take cor