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DOID DOID:12365
Name malaria
Definition A parasitic protozoa infectious disease characterized as a vector-borne infectious disease caused by the presence of protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium in the red blood cells, transmitted from an infected to an uninfected individual by the bite of anopheline mosquitoes, and characterized by periodic attacks of chills and fever that coincide with mass destruction of blood cells and the release of toxic substances by the parasite at the end of each reproductive cycle.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malaria, http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=malaria
Xrefs

EFO:0001068

ICD10CM:B54

ICD9CM:084

ICD9CM:084.6

MESH:D008288

NCI:C34797

OMIM:609148

SNOMEDCT_US_2016_03_01:105649009

SNOMEDCT_US_2016_03_01:154374002

SNOMEDCT_US_2016_03_01:186797008

SNOMEDCT_US_2016_03_01:187510004

SNOMEDCT_US_2016_03_01:248437004

SNOMEDCT_US_2016_03_01:61462000

UMLS_CUI:C0024530

Alternateids

DOID:12552

Synonyms

induced malaria [EXACT]

Relationships

is_a parasitic protozoa infectious disease

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