Examination of Incidence of Malaria Infestation Caused by Different Species of Plasmodium in Enugu Metropolic

Examination of Incidence of Malaria Infestation Caused by Different Species of Plasmodium in Enugu Metropolic (A Case Study Of Parklane Hospital Enugu)

  • Literature Review
  • The Parasite

The micro-organisms causing malaria are commonly referred  to as malaria parasite by (Mornica Cheesbrogh 1998). This  term is usually restricted to the family plasmodiidae within the order coccidida, sub-order Haemosporididea, which comprises various parasites found in the blood of reptile, birds and animals.  The classification of Haemosporirche as a sub-order of the coccidida is complex and controversial since an alternative system has been proposed by (Cutteridge et al 1977).  However (Bernett 1979) classification of Hencocytozoidae has been maintained here.  [Read more…]