Humoral immune responses against Plasmodium vivax MSP1 in humans living in a malaria endemic area in Flores, Indonesia.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship among age, parasitemia status, spleen size, hematocrit, and antibody levels to Plasmodium vivax merozoite surface protein 1 (MSP1) in individuals chronically exposed to P. vivax. Subjects were recruited from the population of three adjacent villages on the Island of Flores in Indonesia where malaria… (More)

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