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Can P. vivax sporozoites having the same genotype be both tachysporozoites and bradysporozoites?

December 2, 2021 - 01:13 -- Miles Markus

Lysenko et al.’s hypothetical P. vivax tachysporozoites [1] multiply in the liver soon after inoculation into the host, whereas their hypothetical bradysporozoites form hypnozoites [1], which are the origin of relapses. This "tachy" and "brady" terminology is an extension of usage unrelated to malaria [2].

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