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Synonym(s) -
Prevalence 1-9 / 100 000
Inheritance Not applicable
Age of onset All ages
  • B50.0
  • B50.8
  • B50.9
  • B51.0
  • B51.8
  • B51.9
  • B52.0
  • B52.8
  • B52.9
  • B53.0
  • B53.1
  • B53.8
  • B54
  • C0024530
  • D008288
  • 10025487


Disease definition

Malaria is a preventable life-threatening parasitic disease caused by Plasmodium (P. ) parasites that are transmitted by Anophles mosquito bites to humans and is typically clinically characterized by attacks of fever, headache, chills and vomiting.

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