Skip to Content

algid malaria


Definition: a form of falciparum malaria chiefly involving the gut and other abdominal viscera; gastric algid malaria is characterized by persistent vomiting; dysenteric algid malaria is characterized by bloody diarrheic stools in which enormous numbers of infected red blood cells are found.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.