A 48-year-old member asked:
i was just wondering why does malaria cause haemoglobinuria?
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Family Medicine 39 years experience
Malaria: The malaria parasite infects red blood cells (rbc's) where it goes through several multiplication stages. The rbc eventually ruptures, releasing the parasites and haemoglobin. The haemoglobin is filtered by the kidney and is excreted into the urine. Each new parasite then goes on to infect another rbc and the cycle is repeated.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Why does malaria cause hemoglobinuria?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
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Last updated Apr 25, 2014
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