Published in Malaria Weekly, July 8th, 1996
Paroxysms in such infections involve acute episodes of fever accompanied by chills, rigors, and sweating, typically occurring at regular 48-hour intervals which coincide with the rupture of erythrocytes that are infected with schizonts, noted S.K. Wijesekera, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, and colleagues ("A Malaria Parasite Toxin Associated with Plasmodium vivax Paroxysms," Clinical and Experimental Immunology, May 1996;104(2):221-227).
Previously, Wijesekera and colleagues had demonstrated...
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