Malaria Biology

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1. Initial infection:
Describes infection and parasite forms, including late re-crudescence

2. Trophozoites:
Describes the biology of trophozoites and the characteristic changes of this stage

3. Schizonts:
Decribes this asexual replication, the morphological variabilty of schizonts and their role in intermittent fevers

4. Gametocytes:
Describes the male and female sexual forms of the parasite and their persistence following treatment

5. Re-infection of mosquito:
Describes the replication of parasites in the mosquito and changes seen in stored samples