Normal Red Blood Cell and Sickle Shaped RBC

Relationship between sickle cell anemia and malaria

Last updated on July 4th, 2021Resistance to Malaria A number of genetic factors provide some resistance to infection by various Plasmodium spp. Hemoglobin S, thalassemia, and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase or G6PD deficiency are associated with increased resistance to Plasmodium falciparum. […]