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The duration of Plasmodium falciparum infections.

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Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale are often considered the malaria parasites best adapted to long-term survival in the human host because of their latent exo-erythrocytic forms. The prevailing opinion until the middle of the last century was that the maximum duration of Plasmodium falciparum infections was less than two years. Case reports and series investigating blood donors following accidental malaria infection of blood transfusion recipients and other sporadic malaria cases in non-en...

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10.1186/1475-2875-13-500

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Role:
Author
Journal:
Malaria journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
500
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:d60fda05-9d69-40e8-a1e0-4e6b0c0524df
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503165
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pubs:503165

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