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On the Diversity of Malaria Parasites in African Apes and the Origin of Plasmodium falciparum from Bonobos
The origin of Plasmodium falciparum, the etiological agent of the most dangerous forms of human malaria, remains controversial. Although investigations of homologous parasites in African Apes areExpand
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Systematic revision of the adeleid haemogregarines, with creation of Bartazoon n. g., reassignment of Hepatozoon argantis Garnham, 1954 to Hemolivia, and molecular data on Hemolivia stellata
Life cycles and molecular data for terrestrial haemogregarines are reviewed in this article. Collection material was re-examined: Hepatozoon argantis Garnham, 1954 in Argas brumpti was reassigned toExpand
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Sterile Protection against Malaria Is Independent of Immune Responses to the Circumsporozoite Protein
Background Research aimed at developing vaccines against infectious diseases generally seeks to induce robust immune responses to immunodominant antigens. This approach has led to a number ofExpand
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Environmental influence on the genetic basis of mosquito resistance to malaria parasites
The genetic basis of a host's resistance to parasites has important epidemiological and evolutionary consequences. Understanding this genetic basis can be complicated by non-genetic factors, such asExpand
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Molecular characterization of misidentified Plasmodium ovale imported cases in Singapore
BackgroundPlasmodium ovale, considered the rarest of the malaria parasites of humans, consists of two morphologically identical but genetically distinct sympatric species, Plasmodium ovale curtisiExpand
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Plasmodium (Apicomplexa) of the skylark (Alauda arvensis)
Chavatte J.-M., Grès V., Snounou G., Chabaud A. & Landau I. 2009. — Plasmodium (Apicomplexa) of the skylark (Alauda arvensis). Zoosystema 31 (2): 369-383. ABSTRACT Plasmodium parasites were sought inExpand
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A Role for Immune Responses against Non-CS Components in the Cross-Species Protection Induced by Immunization with Irradiated Malaria Sporozoites
Immunization with irradiated Plasmodium sporozoites induces sterile immunity in rodents, monkeys and humans. The major surface component of the sporozoite the circumsporozoite protein (CS) longExpand
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Minimal Role for the Circumsporozoite Protein in the Induction of Sterile Immunity by Vaccination with Live Rodent Malaria Sporozoites
ABSTRACT Immunization with live Plasmodium sporozoites under chloroquine prophylaxis (Spz plus CQ) induces sterile immunity against sporozoite challenge in rodents and, more importantly, in humans.Expand
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Haemoproteus syrnii in Strix aluco from France: morphology, stages of sporogony in a hippoboscid fly, molecular characterization and discussion on the identification of Haemoproteus species
In France, Haemoproteus syrnii is frequently found in the Tawny Owl, Strix aluco. Additional and complementary features of this species, and in particular the characteristics of volutin, areExpand
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Redescription of Babesia ardeae Toumanoff, 1940, a parasite of Ardeidae, including molecular characterization
Among the actual 16 identified and thought to be valid avian piroplasm species, certain parasites are only known from their original description with no subsequent report. Babesia ardeae Toumanoff,Expand
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