Clinical Terms for Plasmodium vivax malaria (B51)
Plasmodium vivax-. A protozoan parasite that causes vivax malaria (MALARIA, VIVAX). This species is found almost everywhere malaria is endemic and is the only one that has a range extending into the temperate regions.
Malaria, Vivax-. Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM VIVAX. This form of malaria is less severe than MALARIA, FALCIPARUM, but there is a higher probability for relapses to occur. Febrile paroxysms often occur every other day.
- mixed infections of Plasmodium vivax with other Plasmodium species, except Plasmodium falciparum
Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
- plasmodium vivax with Plasmodium falciparum B50
Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)