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Key gaps in the knowledge of Plasmodium vivax, a neglected human malaria parasite.

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Plasmodium vivax is geographically the most widely distributed cause of malaria in people, with up to 2.5 billion people at risk and an estimated 80 million to 300 million clinical cases every year--including severe disease and death. Despite this large burden of disease, P vivax is overlooked and left in the shadow of the enormous problem caused by Plasmodium falciparum in sub-Saharan Africa. The technological advances enabling the sequencing of the P vivax genome and a recent call for world...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Lancet. Infectious diseases
Volume:
9
Issue:
9
Pages:
555-566
Publication date:
2009-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Source identifiers:
41329
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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