Comparison of Plasmodium falciparum growth in sickle cells in low oxygen environment and candle-jar.


The first successful in vitro cultivation of Plasmodium falciparum in sickle cells in a gas mixture containing 3% oxygen, 4% carbon dioxide and 93% nitrogen has been reported recently, contradicting earlier claims that the parasite does not multiply continuously in sickle cell trait (HbAS) and sickle cell anemia (HbSS) erythrocytes at low oxygen tension… (More)


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