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A review of mixed malaria species infections in anopheline mosquitoes

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Background: In patients with malaria mixed species infections are common and under reported. In PCR studies conducted in Asia mixed infection rates often exceed 20%. In South-East Asia, approximately one third of patients treated for falciparum malaria experience a subsequent Plasmodium vivax infection with a time interval suggesting relapse. It is uncertain whether the two infections are acquired simultaneously or separately. To determine whether mixed species infections in humans are derive...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-10-253

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Nakeesathit, S More by this author
Wellcome Trust More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
10
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Article: 253
Publication date:
2011
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EISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:e3e9667a-5829-436c-af88-ee491ca690ba
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179611
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pubs:179611

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