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Host genetic factors in susceptibility to malaria and tuberculosis

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Plasmodium falciparum and Mycobacterium tuberculosis infections collectively cause as many as five million deaths world-wide each year. In the most afflicted populations, currently available drugs and vaccines appear inadequate. By offering insight into the pathophysiology of diseases, genetic studies provide options for new therapeutic approaches to major health problems. The results of case-control studies of genetic factors associated with disease outcomes in malaria a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
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Author
Publication date:
1996
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602801690
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uuid:2accb6c6-8a70-4320-8b8b-16e6e595b5ed
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td:602801690
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English
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