Serological Examination

Diagnosis of Malaria is complicated due to certain conditions:

  • In non endemic areas, the doctors are not familiar with the disease and they may not prescribe diagnostic tests for malaria.
  • Laboratories in non-endemic areas are not familiar with the detection of malarial parasites in the blood smears under the microscope and may miss the diagnosis when a test is asked by a doctor.
  • Some carriers do not show any symptoms of Malaria infection as they have partial immunity against malarial parasites but not from the infection.
  • In endemic countries, lack of resources, doctors, equipments causes problems in early detection of malarial parasites.

Comments

moses odradria Thursday, January 5, 2012

this was wonderfully done

camaldina Sunday, February 6, 2011

Thanks for write-pus. Its very informative. You only talked about the treatment of malaria, but what about the treatment/avoidance of the Malaria Relapses, which is very important?

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