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K: Protista P: Apicomplexa G: Plasmodium non-motile- no flagellum or cilia, pathogenic, parasitic, pass from host to host in spore stage, Malaria, spores multiply in liver, then infiltrate bloodstream, eventually rupturing blood cells causing fever and chills

Researchers at Texas A&M University have developed a novel point-of-care device for field-based diagnosis of malaria using a smartphone. The mobile-opt

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This is also a mild form of the #diseases that is not fatal but if it remains untreated then it can lead to a host of #healthissues in the future.

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Falciparum- banana shaped gametocyte (falcip does not have trophozoite stage) (vs. band form of developing troph in p. malariae)