Biology of Human Malaria Plasmodia Including Plasmodium Knowlesi

@article{Antinori2012BiologyOH,
  title={Biology of Human Malaria Plasmodia Including Plasmodium Knowlesi},
  author={Spinello Antinori and Laura Galimberti and Laura Milazzo and Mario Corbellino},
  journal={Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={4}
}
Malaria is a vector-borne infection caused by unicellular parasite of the genus Plasmodium. Plasmodia are obligate intracellular parasites that are able to infect and replicate within the erythrocytes after a clinically silent replication phase in the liver. Four species (P.falciparum, P.malariae, P.ovale and P.vivax) are traditionally recognized as responsible of natural infection in human beings but the recent upsurge of P.knowlesi malaria in South-East Asia has led clinicians to consider it… 
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