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Plasmodium vevax and P. falciparum: Biological interactions and the possibility of cross-species immunity.

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The question of whether infection of humans with one species of malaria parasite alters the course of infection with another has been largely ignored because no such interaction was found during studies of induced malaria in patients with neurosyphilis. However, in animal model systems some degree of cross-species interaction is the rule rather than the exception. Furthermore, recent epidemiological observations in Vanuatu in the South Pacific have suggested a biological interaction between t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Molecular Medicine
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Journal:
Parasitology today (Personal ed.)
Volume:
13
Issue:
6
Pages:
227-231
Publication date:
1997-06-05
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ISSN:
0169-4758
URN:
uuid:89400c22-916c-4e44-b91f-bcd66f000548
Source identifiers:
4785
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pubs:4785
Language:
English

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