Definitions

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  • adj. Knowles (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Knowles's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Knowles.

Examples

  • Evaluation of rapid diagnostic kits with further samples from knowlesi malaria patients are necessary, since early identification and appropriate anti-malarial treatment of suspected cases are essential due to the rapid growth and potentially life-threatening nature of P. knowlesi.

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  • His P. knowlesi infection was not detected using a rapid diagnostic test for malaria, but was confirmed by PCR and molecular characterization.

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  • A case of knowlesi malaria is described in a Swedish man, who became ill after returning from a short visit to Malaysian Borneo in October 2006.

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  • Plasmodium knowlesi is typically found in nature in macaques and has recently been recognized as the fifth species of Plasmodium causing malaria in human populations in south-east Asia.

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  • Physicians should be aware that knowlesi infection is an important differential diagnosis in febrile travellers, with a recent travel history to forested areas in south-east Asia, including short-term travellers who tested negative with rapid diagnostic tests.

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  • Test for P. knowlesi malaria not routine in remote areas

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  • Plasmodium knowlesi exists, says Balbir Singh, but it isn't routine in rural areas where the disease is common.

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  • Biswas S (1999) Patterns of parasitaemia, antibodies, complement and circulating immune complexes in drug-suppressed simian Plasmodium knowlesi malaria.

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  • It had been thought the parasite Plasmodium knowlesi infected only monkeys.

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  • Singh B, Kim Sung L, Matusop A, Radhakrishnan A, Shamsul SS, et al. (2004) A large focus of naturally acquired Plasmodium knowlesi infections in human beings.

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