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Open Access | Malaria: what can apes teach humans?

August 24, 2010 - 11:38 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
J Cox-Singh
Reference: 
Future Microbiology August 2010, Vol. 5, No. 8, Pages 1157-1160

Human malaria is caused by four human-host restricted or adapted species of the genus Plasmodium, listed here in their order of risk for causing severe disease Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Plasmodium ovale and Plasmodium malariae – or so we thought.

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