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Accuracy of malaria diagnosis by clinical laboratories in Belgium

March 28, 2019 - 16:30 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Laura Loomans, Anali Conesa Botella, Agnes D’hondt, Jacob Verschueren, Dorien Van den Bossche, Marjan Van Esbroeck and Jan Jacobs
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Malaria Journal 2019 18:104, 28 March 2019

Diagnostic laboratories in a malaria non-endemic setting provided excellent diagnosis of malaria and P. falciparum, reasonably good diagnosis of non-falciparum infections and acceptable calculation of P. falciparum parasite density.

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NOT Open Access | The Molecular Basis of Erythrocyte Invasion by Malaria Parasites

August 14, 2017 - 15:55 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Alan F. Cowman, Christopher J. Tonkin, Wai-Hong Tham, Manoj T. Duraisingh
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Cell Host & Microbe, Volume 22, Issue 2, 9 August 2017, Pages 232-245

Plasmodium species cause malaria by proliferating in human erythrocytes.

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The crucial role of hepatocyte growth factor receptor during liver-stage infection is not conserved among Plasmodium species

October 12, 2011 - 07:39 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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Alexis Kaushansky and Stefan H I Kappe
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Nature Medicine, Volume:17,Pages: 1180–1181 Year published: (2011)

MalariaWorldProtozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium are the vector-borne causative agents of malaria, responsible for more than 350 million clinical cases and one million deaths annually.

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Open Access | Commentary: Genome-wide association studies in Plasmodium species

July 15, 2010 - 09:43 -- Patrick Sampao
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Bridget Penman, Caroline Buckee, Sunetra Gupta and Sean Nee
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BMC Biology 2010, 8:90

A recent study in BMC Genetics has found that populations of the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax should be amenable to GWAS searching for a genetic basis of parasite pathogenicity.

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