General Parasitology and Protozoa
All are true except: (DNB Dec 2012)
|A||Pernicious malaria result when more than 5 percent RBC involved|
|B||Blackwater fever usually occurs during the first attack of malaria|
|C||Skin test of Frenkel is for toxoplasmosis|
|D||Quotidian periodicity is seen in P. Malariae infection|
a. Black water fever occurs after repeated attack of malaria.
b. Plasmodium falciparum has a 72 hour life cycle-quotidian periodicity.
c. Pernicious malaria refers to the severe form of malaria characterized by anoxia of tissues.
d. It may be cerebral, gastro-intestinal or that involving other organs. It is seen when more than 5% of RBC’s are parasitized.