Plasmodium falciparum ( I felt like posting a Protist pic)
Four Facts
Plasmodium falciparum is the most deadly of the five Plasmodium species that cause malaria
It is transmitted by the female Anopheles mosquito
Its mature form changes the surface properties of red blood cells causing them to stick to blood vessels. This results in organ dysfunction.
Is most prevalent in the sub-Saharan Africa region
People with Sickle cell anemia are protected from it

Plasmodium falciparum ( I felt like posting a Protist pic)

Four Facts

  1. Plasmodium falciparum is the most deadly of the five Plasmodium species that cause malaria
  2. It is transmitted by the female Anopheles mosquito
  3. Its mature form changes the surface properties of red blood cells causing them to stick to blood vessels. This results in organ dysfunction.
  4. Is most prevalent in the sub-Saharan Africa region
  5. People with Sickle cell anemia are protected from it
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