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Plasmodium falciparum

"Plasmodium falciparum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
A species of protozoa that is the causal agent of falciparum malaria (MALARIA, FALCIPARUM). It is most prevalent in the tropics and subtropics.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Plasmodium falciparum" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Plasmodium falciparum" was a major or minor topic of these publication.