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Mixed-species malaria infections in humans.

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Mixed-species malaria infections are often not recognized or underestimated. In Asia, surveys usually report that <2% of infections are mixed, whereas therapeutic studies in vivax or falciparum malaria have demonstrated a high prevalence (up to 30%) of infection with the other malaria species during convalescence, suggesting covert co-infection. In epidemiological studies, a high prevalence of cryptic mixed-malaria species infection has been detected by sensitive PCR techniques. Concurrent...

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10.1016/j.pt.2004.03.006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Author
Journal:
Trends in parasitology
Volume:
20
Issue:
5
Pages:
233-240
Publication date:
2004-05-05
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1471-5007
ISSN:
1471-4922
URN:
uuid:bd540c94-bf98-4f0e-a6c3-c72d2b9b11da
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10534
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pubs:10534

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