A clonal Plasmodium falciparum population in an isolated outbreak of malaria in the Republic of Cabo Verde.

@article{Arez1999ACP,
  title={A clonal Plasmodium falciparum population in an isolated outbreak of malaria in the Republic of Cabo Verde.},
  author={A P Arez and Georges Snounou and Jarina Pinto and Carla Alexandra Sousa and David Laurence Modiano and Hugo Ribeiro and Ana S Franco and Juliano Alves and Virg{\'i}lio Est{\'o}lio do Ros{\'a}rio},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={1999},
  volume={118 ( Pt 4)},
  pages={347-55}
}
We present the first parasitological, molecular and longitudinal analysis of an isolated outbreak of malaria. This outbreak occurred on Santiago Island (Republic of Cabo Verde), a region where malaria is hypoendemic and controlled, and thus the population is considered non-immune. Blood samples were collected from the inhabitants over 1 month and during cross-sectional surveys in the following year. The presence and nature of the parasites was determined by PCR. Plasmodium falciparum was the… CONTINUE READING

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