Plasmodium simium, a malaria parasite that infects platyrrhine monkeys and humans in the New World, is nearly identical to Plasmodium vivax.
Trends Parasitol. 2021 Sep 14:S1471-4922(21)00203-8
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.