What Is Malaria and What Cause It?

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How long does malaria stay in your system? Can it be dormant and passed on to another person?
There're several types of malaria parasite: 1. Plasmodium falciparum - when you recover, the parasite is completely killed 2. Plasmodium vivax - can be dormant in liver 3. Plasmodium ovale - can be dormant in liver 2 & 3 can relapse. 8-aminoquinoline is the medication to kill the dormant ones.
How long does malaria stay in your system? Can it be dormant and passed on to another person?
There're several types of malaria parasite: 1. Plasmodium falciparum - when you recover, the parasite is completely killed 2. Plasmodium vivax - can be dormant in liver 3. Plasmodium ovale - can be dormant in liver 2 & 3 can relapse. 8-aminoquinoline is the medication to kill the dormant ones.
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