Improved methods for assessing antimalarial immunity will strengthen malaria control efforts.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 51-59
PNAS December 22, 2009 vol. 106 no. 51 21801-21806
Here, in a study of 217 Kenyan children with malaria, we show that expression of a group of var genes “cys2,” containing a distinct pattern of cysteine residues, is associated with low host immunity.