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COMMENTARY: Plasmodium in the Human Spleen

June 1, 2021 - 04:13 -- Miles Markus

The remarkable discovery of considerable plasmodial life cycle activity in the human spleen has been reported [1,2]. There is also recent non-microscopic evidence suggestive of malaria parasite accumulation there [3].

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