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Not Open Access | Schistosoma haematobium infection modulates Plasmodium falciparum parasite density and antimalarial antibody responses

February 14, 2020 - 17:07 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Tokplonou L, Nouatin O, Courtin D, et al.
Reference: 
Parasite Immunol. 2020 Feb 5:e12702

Schistosomiasis and malaria are endemic in sub‐Saharan Africa where Schistosoma haematobium (Sh) and Plasmodium falciparum (Pf) coinfections are thus frequent. We explored the effect of Sh infection on antibody responses directed to Pf merozoite antigens and on malaria susceptibility in Beninese children.

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