Leonardo Kishi Basco

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The gene encoding dihydrofolate reductase-thymidylate synthase of the human malaria parasite, Plasmodium vivax, was isolated by polymerase chain reaction from genomic DNA and cloned. The sequences of(More)
The availability of epidemiologic data on drug-resistant malaria based on a standardized clinical and parasitological protocol is a prerequisite for a rational therapeutic strategy to control(More)
Regular monitoring of the levels of anti-malarial resistance of Plasmodium falciparum is an essential policy to adapt therapy and improve malaria control. This monitoring can be facilitated by using(More)
Merozoite surface antigen-2 (MSA-2) is a polymorphic genetic marker that is highly discriminatory for characterizing Plasmodium falciparum field isolates. Genetic diversity of isolates obtained from(More)