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Evaluation of the Antigenic Diversity of Placenta-Binding Plasmodium falciparum Variants and the Antibody Repertoire among Pregnant Women

April 19, 2010 - 14:42 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Mirja H., Salenna R. E., et al
Reference: 
Infection and Immunity, p. 1963-1978, Vol. 78, No. 5 May 2010

The results indicate that there is limited antigenic diversity in placenta-binding isolates and may explain why immunity to malaria in pregnancy can be achieved after exposure during one pregnancy.

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