Associations between Red Cell Polymorphisms and Plasmodium falciparum Infection in the Middle Belt of Ghana

@inproceedings{Amoako2014AssociationsBR,
  title={Associations between Red Cell Polymorphisms and Plasmodium falciparum Infection in the Middle Belt of Ghana},
  author={Nicholas Amoako and Kwaku Poku Asante and George A. Adjei and Gordon A. Awandare and Langbong Bimi and Seth Owusu-Agyei},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Red blood cell (RBC) polymorphisms are common in malaria endemic regions and are known to protect against severe forms of the disease. Therefore, it is important to screen for these polymorphisms in drugs or vaccines efficacy trials. This study was undertaken to evaluate associations between clinical malaria and RBC polymorphisms to assess… CONTINUE READING