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Naturally acquired immune responses against Plasmodium falciparum sporozoites and liver infection

Abstract:

Malaria is a vector-borne infectious disease caused by infection with eukaryotic pathogens termed . Plasmodium. Epidemiological hallmarks of . Plasmodium falciparum malaria are continuous re-infections, over which time the human host may experience several clinical malaria episodes, slow acquisition of partial protection against infection, and its partial decay upon migration away from endemic regions. To overcome the exposure-dependence of naturally acquired immunity and rapidly elicit robus...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
International Journal for Parasitology
Volume:
42
Issue:
6
Pages:
535-548
Publication date:
2012-05-15
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-0135
ISSN:
0020-7519
URN:
uuid:0057a0ab-4adf-4416-80f9-6104e5d7e689
Source identifiers:
339729
Local pid:
pubs:339729

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