Malaria-related anaemia.

  title={Malaria-related anaemia.},
  author={Clara Men{\'e}ndez and Alan F Fleming and Pedro Luis Chas Alonso},
  journal={Parasitology today},
  volume={16 11},
Malaria infection in humans by Plasmodium species is associated with a reduction in haemoglobin levels, frequently leading to anaemia. Plasmodium falciparum causes the most severe and profound anaemia, with a significant risk of death. This cannot be explained simply by the direct destruction of parasitized red blood cells at the time of release of merozoites, a process shared by all these species. In this review, Clara Menendez, Alan Fleming and Pedro Alonso focus on recent advances in our… CONTINUE READING