Diseases & National Health Programme
Which of the following is the infective stage of malarial parasite:
(Ref: Park 22nd edition; Pg- 232)
Human beings get infected when a female anopheline mosquito inoculates plasmodial sporozoites from its salivary gland during a blood meal. Sporozoites are the microscopic motile forms of the malarial parasite. They are carried rapidly via the bloodstream to the liver.