Beyond Hemoglobin: Screening for Malaria Host Factors.

Abstract

Severe malaria is caused by the Apicomplexan parasite Plasmodium falciparum, and results in significant global morbidity and mortality, particularly among young children and pregnant women. P. falciparum exclusively infects human erythrocytes during clinical illness, and several natural erythrocyte polymorphisms are protective against severe malaria. Since… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tig.2017.11.004

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