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Table 1 The upper gastrointestinal pathophysiology

From: Upper gastrointestinal pathophysiology due to mouse malaria Plasmodium berghei ANKA infection

  Stomach Small intestine
Mouse model Gas retention Dilatation Mucosal red patches Submucosal edema Course change Shortening Goblet cell enlargement
PbA-C57BL/6 cerebral malaria day 8 (n = 6) ++ ++ + ++ + +
PbA-C57BL/6 uncomplicated malaria day 8 (n = 9) + ++ +
PbA-BALB/c day 12 (n = 6) ++ +++
PbA-BALB/c day 15 (n = 6) +++ +++ +++