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Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals. It is caused by eukaryotic protists. The disease results from the multiplication of Plasmodium parasites within the red blood cells. Symptoms usually include fever and headache. In sever cases, it may lead to coma or death. It is the main disease that is affecting Africa and other tropical and subtropical areas.


This is also a mild form of the #disease that is not fatal but needs treatment because it can be in the liver stage


Falciparum- banana shaped gametocyte (falcip does not have trophozoite stage) (vs. band form of developing troph in p. malariae)


How Deep Learning Improves Malaria Diagnosis > A team of engineers has devised a computerized method to autonomously and quickly diagnose malaria with clinically relevant accuracya crucial step to successfully treating the disease and halting its spread. @tachyeonz


This is also a mild form of the #diseases that is not fatal but if it remains untreated then it can lead to a host of #healthissues in the future.

15 - 3D printed Vasu smartphone case allows for cheap and accessible malaria diagnosis | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Researchers at Texas A&M University have developed a novel point-of-care device for field-based diagnosis of malaria using a smartphone. The mobile-opt


Fy(a-b-) = confers resistance to P.vivax = most blacks have this phenotype.


No More Pricks For Malaria Diagnosis, Thanks To Uganda’s Matibabu App

A method for reducing the sloughing of thick blood films for malaria diagnosis