CameraIcon
CameraIcon
SearchIcon
MyQuestionIcon
MyQuestionIcon
Question

Anopheles mosquito is the vector of the malarial parasite which is called ___ .

Open in App
Solution

Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease spread by Anopheles mosquitoes. The Plasmodium parasite that causes malaria is neither a virus nor a bacterium. It is a single-celled parasite that multiplies in red blood cells of humans as well as in the mosquito's intestine.


flag
Suggest Corrections
thumbs-up
0
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
similar_icon
Related Videos
thumbnail
lock
Diseases caused by Mosquitos
BIOLOGY
Watch in App
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
CrossIcon