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BOF: 130

A 25-year-old male has been admitted to your ward with fever. He had been backpacking in India and this raised concerns that he may have contracted malaria. Blood film confirms that the patient has infection with Plasmodium vivax and treatment is commenced with Chloroquine and Primaquine.

The patient becomes unwell and starts passing dark urine and develops jaundice. A blood film is performed and it is reported as showing anaemia with many irregularly contracted cells, bite cells, blister cells and reticulocytes.

This film suggests:

a)      Infection with Plasmodium falciparum as well

b)      Hypersplenism

c)      Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency

d)      Backwater fever

e)      Infection with Plasmodium ovale as well

 

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