Treatment Confusion Due To Misjudgment between Malaria and Dengue: A Comparative Study and Differential Analysis
Faculty of Pharmacy, Jinnah University for Women Karachi, Pakistan
Journal of Mosquito Research, 2016, Vol. 6, No. 24 doi: 10.5376/jmr.2016.06.0024
Received: 06 Sep., 2016 Accepted: 19 Oct., 2016 Published: 07 Nov., 2016
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Somia G., Abeeha M., Sameera K., Aniqa M., and Afshan S., 2016, Treatment Confusion Due to Misjudgment between Malaria and Dengue: A Comparative Study and Differential Analysis, Journal of Mosquito Research, 6(14): 1-5 (doi: 10.5376/jmr.2016.06.0024)
Parasitic protozoa are transmitted by insect or by fecal or oral route. In human they mainly occupy the intestine or blood. Plasmodium falciparum cause severe malaria than other plasmodium species (vivax, ovale and malaria) and are transmitted by Anopheles mosquitoes, whereas dengue is transmitted by the bite of female mosquito Aedesaegypti. Infection with malaria parasites may result in a wide variety of symptoms, ranging from absent or very mild symptoms to severe disease and even death. This study is aimed to provide the awareness about two epidemic disease i.e. malaria and dengue. We have done a survey on population of Karachi (sample=200 and age group=15 to 50 years) presented at schools, colleges, universities and other professionals and common places. The survey was accomplished using common questions generally on malaria and dengue. Data analysis of current survey shows that 164 people were infected of malaria in a population of 200 which makes 82% hence here we can also conclude that catching the disease risk ratio is high. This research highlights the need for training and education about malaria and misjudgment of it with dengue. Nowadays malaria is not a life threatening disease it is curable with proper regimen by maintaining hygienic and health environment and preventions.
Malaria; Dengue; Acalculouscholecystitis; Hemoglobinuria
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