Endemic Diseases

Endemic Diseases

Endemic Diseases Communicable diseases are termed endemic when they have a relatively stable pattern of occurrence in a given geographical area or population group at the relatively high prevalence and incidence. It refers to the constant presence of a disease or infectious agent within a given geographic area or population group, without importation from outside. … Read moreEndemic Diseases

Differences between Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum

Differences between Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum

Differences between Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum Five species of Plasmodium are believed to cause malaria in humans: Plasmodium vivax, P. falciparum, P. malariae, P .ovale and P. knowlesi.¬† Of the five species that infect humans, P.¬†vivax and P. falciparum cause 95% of the total infections. S.N. Character Plasmodium vivax Plasmodium falciparum 1. Disease Caused … Read moreDifferences between Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum