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The 'non-falciparum' malarias: the roles of epidemiology, parasite biology, clinical syndromes, complications and diagnostic rigour in guiding therapeutic strategies.

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Plasmodium vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae and P. falciparum routinely infect humans. The infections caused by these parasites are loosely referred to as vivax (or benign tertian), ovale, malariae (or quartan) and falciparum (or malignant tertian) malaria, respectively. Recently, P. knowlesi, a parasite of macaque monkeys in South-east Asia, has been identified as the cause of uncomplicated and severe human malaria in Malaysian Borneo. The prescription of appropriate therapies for reliably diagn...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
Volume:
104
Issue:
4
Pages:
283-301
Publication date:
2010-06-01
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EISSN:
1364-8594
ISSN:
0003-4983
Source identifiers:
66183
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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