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Ex-vivo short-term culture and developmental assessment of Plasmodium vivax.

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A simple reproducible method for short-term ex-vivo Plasmodium vivax culture is presented in which glucose, ascorbic acid, thiamine, hypoxanthine, and 50% human AB+ serum are added to the standard P. falciparum in-vitro culture medium. Culture of freshly obtained blood samples from patients with acute vivax malaria with > 0.5% parasitaemia resulted in > 95% complete schizogony. Culture could be continued for 5-6 cycles without the addition of red cells. Criteria for staging the erythroc...

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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
95
Issue:
6
Pages:
677-680
Publication date:
2001-01-01
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Source identifiers:
38102
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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