Blood Is Essential For Efficient And Effective Bodily Function

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Blood is essential to efficient and effective bodily function. Our whole blood is composed of many different substance this include red blood cells, platelets, plasma, and even coagulation factors and oxygen. The red blood cells are comprised of hemoglobin which in essence oxygen-carrying protein of blood. Due to its presence throughout the body disorders of the blood become systemic. As defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hemoglobinopathies are blood disorders and diseases that affect red blood cells. The presence of pathogens/disease with blood has an overall detrimental effects on health. The only way to become a patient of infected with a hemoglobinopathy is by being predisposed to the disease though genetics.…show more content…
There are five main types of Malaria are P. falciparum (the most fatal and common), P. vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae and P. knowlesi (“What is Malaria”, 2016). This parasitic infection is characterized upon infection by signs and symptoms such as fever, chills, headache, myalgia, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, anemia and even jaundice (Singh et al., 2016).If not promptly treated, the infection can become severe and may cause kidney failure, seizures, mental confusion, coma, and death (Singh et al., 2016). Malaria is transmitted by the mosquito bite of a female Anopheles misquoted during a blood meal. Once this bite occurred there are two separate life cycle that proceed because Malaria is transmitted through previous blood meal taken from an infected person, this is why the lifecycle of Malaria in two different host come from. In the first blood meal and infected female Anopheles bites a human and in the process expels sporozoites into the human which travel directly to the liver and consequently infecting liver cells (Hahn & Pottinger, 2016).. Within the liver cells the sporozoites develop into schizonts which eventually mature into merozoites. Eventually the proliferation of merozoites causes the liver cells to rupture and release merzoites into the blood stream. These meroziotes then attack red blood cells within the body,
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