General Patho-physiology

Malaria in brief

Miss Anopheles Mosquito is very Human-Considerate , she always makes sure her needle is sterile before biting them !


there for ; she doesn’t transmit Malaria from infected to healthy people while drinking their blood


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~ Mode of transmition ~

Malaria is transmitted to heatlhy individuals by Needles of :

– infected Anopheles Mosquito

–  contaminated syringe needle

~ a little Hint about the Antimalarial Drugs ~

– Drugs used For Prophylaxis Only : ( Mefloquine )

– Drugs used For Treatment Only : ( Quinidine – Quinine )

– Drugs used For Both: ( Chloroquine – Primaquine – Doxycycline )

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references :

” Basic and clinical pharmacology ” \\ chapter 54 \\ page 645

” Pharmacology – 4th edition ” \\ chapter 11 \\ page 282

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