Lack of malaria parasite transmission between apes and humans in Gabon.

@article{Ollomo1997LackOM,
  title={Lack of malaria parasite transmission between apes and humans in Gabon.},
  author={Benjamin Ollomo and Said Karch and Pierre-Marc Bureau and Nohal Elissa and Alain J. Georges and Pascal Millet},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1997},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={440-5}
}
The International Center for Medical Research (CIRMF) is located in an area highly endemic for malaria in southeastern Gabon, where humans and apes (gorillas and chimpanzees) are living in the same geographic area. The presence of the CIRMF primate center housing apes (59 chimpanzees and nine gorillas in 1994) within the city of Franceville provided an opportunity to investigate the capability of cross-transmission of malaria species from humans to apes. The main vector of human malaria… CONTINUE READING