Write the distinct species of malarial parasite in man

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Write the distinct species of malarial parasite in man.
Answer:
Malaria in man is caused by four distinct species of malarial parasites:

  • Plasmodium vivax: incubation period in human is 8-17 days.
  • P. falciparum: incubation period in human is 9-14 days.
  • P. malariae: incubation period in human is 18-40 days.
  • P. ovale: incubation period in human is 16-18 days.