Mind-Boggling, Pyrexia Causing Protozoan And Helminth Parasites

International Journal of Nursing and Health Science
© 2020 by SSRG - IJNHS Journal
Volume 6 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Raghavendra Rao M.V, Abrar Khan, Tiara Calvo, Gil Apacible, Frank Michael Navarrete, Abigail Apacible, Pamphil Igman
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Raghavendra Rao M.V, Abrar Khan, Tiara Calvo, Gil Apacible, Frank Michael Navarrete, Abigail Apacible, Pamphil Igman, "Mind-Boggling, Pyrexia Causing Protozoan And Helminth Parasites," SSRG International Journal of Nursing and Health Science, vol. 6,  no. 3, pp. 10-15, 2020. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/24547484/IJNHS-V6I3P102


"Fever is the most common systemic manifestation of the inflammatory response and cardinal symptoms of infectious diseases and are subject to physical and chemical stimuli" Protozoan and helminth parasites cause different fevers. Malaria important parasitic disease of humans. Malaria kills millions of people. The presence of multi-organ dysfunction adversely affects prognosis. Plasmodium vivax causes "Benign tertian malaria fever." Plasmodium malaria causes "Quartan malaria fever" or "Quotidian malaria fever." Plasmodium falciparum causes "Malignant tertian malaria fever," Blackwater fever," Cerebral malaria fever," "Aestivo autumnal malaria fever," and Plasmodium ovale causes "Ovale tertian malaria fever. "Giardia intestinalis, produce a fever is called "Beaver fever." Leishmania donovani produces "Kala-azar" or "Black fever" or " Dumdum fever." Pyrexia is often an early symptom, and it may be continuous or remittent in type and become intermittent at a later stage. Toxoplasma gondii produces fever with generalized lymphadenitis (Slim's disease). Schistosoma japanicum has "Katayama fever" or "Snail fever" in Japan. It is a generalized anaphylactic reaction characterized by fever, urticarial rash, eosinophilicle ucocytosis. Paragonimus westermani produces "Serum sickness-like fever" with generalized lymphadenitis." Filarial fever" is caused by Wuchereria bancrofti or Filaria bancrofti. It is usually accompanied by a rise in temperature from 103 C to 104C, which may continue for several days.


Benign tertian malaria fever," Quartan malaria fever," "Quotidian malaria fever." "Malignant tertian malaria fever," "Aestivo autumnal malaria fever, Blackwater fever, "Cerebral malaria fever," "Ovale tertian malaria fever," "Beaver fever." "Black fever," or” Dumdum fever," "Katayama fever," or "Snail fever," "Sersickness-like fever," "Filarial fever."


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