CB6F1 mice infected with the nonlethal Plasmodium chabaudi chabaudi AS suffer parasitaemia levels up to 40% (full parasitaemia, FP) and develop both homologous and heterologous (against the lethal Plasmodium yoelii 17XL) protective immunity.
Parasite Immunology Volume 32 Issue 4, Pages 267 - 274
Blood, 24 December 2009, Vol. 114, No. 27, pp. 5522-5531.
During Plasmodium chabaudi infection in mice, a population of CD11bhighLy6C+ monocytes are generated in bone marrow, most of which depend on the chemokine receptor CCR2 for migration from bone marrow to the spleen.