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Is temporal Plasmodium vivax malarial recurrence information useful?

December 30, 2020 - 23:12 -- Miles Markus

A lot of attention has been paid over the years to when exactly recurrent clinical Plasmodium vivax malarial episodes take place, both old and recent literature on this subject often being cited by authors today. Does this recurrence information prove much, however? In other words, how important is it to know details of the timing and frequency of non-reinfection recurrences when these recurrences are of unknown origin (as explained below)?

How Many Cases of Plasmodium vivax Malaria are Relapses?

November 17, 2020 - 22:35 -- Miles Markus

Are up to 80% or more of detectable Plasmodium vivax malarial recurrences relapses (a relapse being a hypnozoite-mediated recurrence)? This is a topical matter and a very interesting question.

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