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plasmodium mexicanum

Virulence of a Malaria Parasite, Plasmodium mexicanum, for Its Sand Fly Vectors, Lutzomyia vexator and Lutzomyia stewarti (Diptera: Psychodidae)

November 23, 2011 - 14:52 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Jos. J. Schall
Reference: 
Journal of Medical Entomology 48(6):1183-1188. 2011

MalariaWorldThis report is the first measure of virulence of Plasmodium for an insect vector other than a mosquito and concords with both expectations of theory and previous studies on natural parasite-host associations that revealed low virulence.

Gametocyte sex ratio in single-clone infections of the malaria parasite Plasmodium mexicanum

October 18, 2010 - 10:04 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
A.T. Neal, J.J. Schall
Reference: 
Parasitology, Volume 137, Issue 13, November 2010, pp 1851 - 1859

We examined these issues with a study of experimental single-clone infections for the lizard malaria parasite Plasmodium mexicanum in its natural host.

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