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Antibodies to blood stage antigens of Plasmodium falciparum in rural Gambians and their relation to protection against infection.

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Cross-sectional and longitudinal studies were performed in a rural population living in The Gambia to examine the relationship between several in vitro assays of the host immune response to asexual stages of Plasmodium falciparum and protection from malaria in vivo. Assays included an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for antibodies to schizont antigens; an indirect immunofluorescence assay for total antiblood-stage antibodies; an immunofluorescence assay on glutaraldehyde-fixed parasites to ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Greenwood, BM More by this author
Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
83
Issue:
3
Pages:
293-303
Publication date:
1989-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:b63d7034-7163-4597-8aaf-63bfc219a7ed
Source identifiers:
184971
Local pid:
pubs:184971

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