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plasmodium simium

Not Open Access | Ongoing host-shift speciation in Plasmodium simium

September 23, 2021 - 09:15 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
de Oliveira TC, Rodrigues PT, Duarte AMRC, Rona LDP, Ferreira MU
Reference: 
Trends Parasitol. 2021 Sep 14:S1471-4922(21)00203-8

Plasmodium simium, a malaria parasite that infects platyrrhine monkeys and humans in the New World, is nearly identical to Plasmodium vivax.

Simian malaria in the Brazilian Atlantic forest: first description of natural infection of capuchin monkeys (Cebinae subfamily) by Plasmodium simium

March 7, 2015 - 09:54 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Denise de Alvarenga, Anielle de Pina-Costa, Taís de Sousa, Alcides Pissinatti, Mariano G Zalis, Martha C Suaréz-Mutis, Ricardo Lourenço-de-Oliveira, Patrícia Brasil, Cláudio Daniel-Ribeiro, Cristiana de Brito
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2015, 14:81 (18 February 2015)

The present study describes, for the first time, the natural infection of P. simium in capuchin monkeys from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.

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