Centenary celebrations article: Plasmodium knowlesi: from macaque monkeys to humans in South-east Asia and the risk of its spread in India.

@article{Subbarao2011CentenaryCA,
  title={Centenary celebrations article: Plasmodium knowlesi: from macaque monkeys to humans in South-east Asia and the risk of its spread in India.},
  author={S. K. Subbarao},
  journal={Journal of parasitic diseases : official organ of the Indian Society for Parasitology},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={87-93}
}
  • S. K. Subbarao
  • Published 2011 in
    Journal of parasitic diseases : official organ of…
The identification of a large focus of Plasmodium knowlesi in Malaysian Borneo and subsequent reports from several countries in South-east Asia has led its recognition as the fifth human malaria parasite. The natural preferred hosts of this species still continue to be macaque monkeys that live in broad-leaf rain forests. This review describes the distribution of macaque monkeys, the Anopheles species belonging to the Leucosphyrus Group that have been incriminated as vectors, morphological and… CONTINUE READING

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