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  1. Feb 2021
  2. Dec 2020
    1. damaged ring-form parasites (a process known as “pitting”)

      This is after treatment with artemisinins; kills the parasites. The removal of the dead parasites from previously infected RBCs without lysing them is called pitting. These previously infected RBCs return to the circulation, albeit their lifespan is shorter.

  3. Apr 2020
    1. Mild to moderate normovolemic anemia does not appear to adversely affect wound oxygen tension and collagen synthesis. However, profound anemia with 15% less hematocrit can interfere with wound healing