The statements regarding falciparum malaria are all except Adequately prevented with chloroquine therapy

The statements regarding falciparum
malaria are all except
a) Haemoglobinuria and renal failure
b) Hypoglycemia
c) Cerebral malaria
d) Adequately prevented with chloroquine therapy
Correct Answer - D
Ans. is ‘d’ i.e., Adequately prevented with chloroquine
therapy [Ref CMDT-14 Chapter 35 p.1491]
Most species of P. falciparum are resistant to chloroquine (so, it
does not effectively prevent P. falciparum malaria).
P falciparum malaria can cause :-

  1. Cerebral malaria with impaired consciousness.
  2. Black water fever causing hemolysis, hemoglobinuria and renal
    failure.
  3. Hypoglycemia
  4. Bleeding
  5. Pulmonary edema
  6. Acidosis