Malaria: Prevention and Treatment


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Which drug is capable of killing Plasmodium inside the red blood cells?

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1. Which of the following statements regarding prevention of malaria is TRUE?

2. In order to cure patients of malaria, they must be given

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help gauge your understanding of malaria treatment. You will be assessed on the role of atovaquone and proguanil in the treatment of the disease, as well as how malaria might still be found in patients who have been properly treated.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Drug that kills Plasmodium inside red blood cells
  • Agent(s) necessary for the curing of malaria
  • How malaria can still develop in treated patients
  • Atovaquone and proguanil in malaria treatment

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on malaria prevention and treatment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding drugs used in preventing the spread of malaria and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Plasmodium
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about malaria prevention and cures

Additional Learning

Get a better grasp on effective prevention and treatment practices with the lesson, Malaria: Prevention and Treatment. This lesson will teach you about:

  • How the parasite that causes malaria is transmitted
  • Three paths to preventing malaria
  • The function of chloroquine and primaquine in the treatment of malaria
  • How mosquito nets can prevent malaria from spreading