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Usefulness of Polymerase Chain Reaction to Supplement Field Microscopy in a Pre-Selected Population with a High Probability of Malaria Infections

July 7, 2011 - 12:58 -- Patrick Sampao
W. M. Kumudunayana T. de A. W. Gunasekera, Rabindra R. Abeyasinghe, Sunil Premawansa and S. Deepika Fernando
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011 vol. 85 no. 1 6-11

This study determines the use of nested PCR as a diagnostic tool to supplement field microscopy in symptomatic individuals suspected of being positive for malaria, and it explores its role in active case detection to identify asymptomatic parasite carriers.

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Open Access | On the Control of Acute Rodent Malaria Infections by Innate Immunity

May 13, 2010 - 06:35 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Beth F. Kochin, Andrew J. Yates, Jacobus C. de Roode, Rustom Antia
PLoS ONE 5(5): e10444

Does specific immunity, innate immunity or resource (red blood cell) limitation control the first peak of the blood-stage parasite in acute rodent malaria infections?

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