A review of mixed malaria species infections in anopheline mosquitoes

@inproceedings{Imwong2011ARO,
  title={A review of mixed malaria species infections in anopheline mosquitoes},
  author={Mallika Imwong and Supatchara Nakeesathit and Nicholas P J Day and Nicholas J. White},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2011}
}
In patients with malaria mixed species infections are common and under reported. In PCR studies conducted in Asia mixed infection rates often exceed 20%. In South-East Asia, approximately one third of patients treated for falciparum malaria experience a subsequent Plasmodium vivax infection with a time interval suggesting relapse. It is uncertain whether the two infections are acquired simultaneously or separately. To determine whether mixed species infections in humans are derived from mainly… CONTINUE READING

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