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Diversity pattern of Plasmodium knowlesi merozoite surface protein 4 (MSP4) in natural population of Malaysia

November 30, 2019 - 04:44 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ahmed MA, Saif A, Quan FS
Reference: 
PLoS One. 2019 Nov 21;14(11):e0224743.

Human infections due to the monkey malaria parasite Plasmodium knowlesi are increasingly being reported from Malaysia. The parasite causes high parasitaemia, severe and fatal malaria in humans thus there is a need for urgent measures for its control.

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Not Open Access | Plasmodium knowlesi: The emerging zoonotic malaria parasite

December 30, 2012 - 17:24 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Spinello Antinori, Laura Galimberti, Laura Milazzo, Mario Corbellino
Reference: 
Acta Tropica, Volume 125, Issue 2, February 2013, Pages 191-201
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In the following years several reports showed that P. knowlesi is much more widespread than initially thought with cases reported across Southeast Asia.

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