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The intradermal route for inoculation of sporozoites of rodent malaria parasites for immunological studies

January 18, 2011 - 06:56 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
M. Inoue, R. L. Culleton
Reference: 
Parasite Immunology, Volume 33, Issue 2, pages 137–142, February 2011

Rodent malaria parasites are commonly used for investigations into the immunology of pre-erythrocytic stage malaria infection, as sporozoites can be easily produced in the laboratory.

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Strain-specific immunity induced by immunization with pre-erythrocytic stages of Plasmodium chabaudi (pages 73–78)

December 16, 2010 - 08:54 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
R. L. Culleton, M. Inoue, S. E. Reece, S. Cheesman, R. Carter
Reference: 
Parasite Immunology, Volume 33, Issue 1, pages 73–78, January 2011

One of the most promising approaches in the efforts to produce a malaria vaccine involves the use of attenuated whole sporozoite immunizations.

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