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There are a number of different stages in the life cycles of the protozoa that cause malaria, and they have differing microscopic appearance, antigenicity, and susceptibility to antimalarial medications. Malaria is a major hindrance to economic improvement in many countries. It is a leading serious infectious disease worldwide, and unless well-funded sustained control measures are undertaken, it is expected to advance into new geographic areas.

■ Why is malaria contracted from a blood transfusion easier to treat than if contracted from a mosquito?

■ Why did insecticide-resistant mosquitoes begin to appear?

■ Are sporozoites diploid or haploid?

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Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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