This book reviews all of the hematological changes and interactions in malaria, one of the most important transmissible diseases in human beings. In doing so, it emphasizes the importance of malaria as a primarily hematological disease. It aims to increase the awareness and interest among hematologists, malariologists and tropical physicians.
Laboratory Procedures for Diagnosis of Malaria (D C Warhurst & J E Williams); Definition, Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management of the Anemia of Malaria (G Pasvol & S H Abdalla); Pathogenesis of Anemia of Malaria (S H Abdalla & G Pasvol); Iron and Folate in Malaria (S H Abdalla); Leukocytes in Malaria (S H Abdalla); Cytokine Changes in Malaria (S H Abdalla); The Bone Marrow in Human Malaria (S H Abdalla & S N Wickramasinghe); Platelets and Blood Coagulation in Human Malaria (P N Newton et al.); Innate Resistance to Malaria Conferred by Red Cell Genetic Defects (R L Nagel); The Spleen in Malaria (I Bates); Malaria and Burkitt's Lymphoma (C A Facer); Malaria and Blood Transfusion (P L Chiodini & J A J Barbara).