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Long-term in vitro culture of Plasmodium vivax isolates from Madagascar maintained in Saimiri boliviensis blood

Abstract:
Background Plasmodium vivax is the most prevalent human malaria parasite and is likely to increase proportionally as malaria control efforts more rapidly impact the prevalence of P. falciparum. Despite the prominence of P. vivax as a major human pathogen, vivax malaria qualifies as a neglected and under-studied tropical disease. Significant challenges bringing P. vivax into the laboratory, particularly the capacity for long-term propagation of well-characterized strains, have... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12936-017-2090-7

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Mehlotra, RK More by this author
Blankenship, D More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
Rakotomanga, TA More by this author
Ramiranirina, B More by this author
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Grant:
National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (AI097366)
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
16
Pages:
Article: 442
Publication date:
2017-11-03
Acceptance date:
2017-10-27
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:738941
URN:
uri:f1eb9f63-90c3-4bc8-9bd1-6b066789c915
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uuid:f1eb9f63-90c3-4bc8-9bd1-6b066789c915
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pubs:738941

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