Molecular epidemiology of malaria in Yaounde, Cameroon. VIII. Multiple Plasmodium falciparum infections in symptomatic patients.

@article{Basco2001MolecularEO,
  title={Molecular epidemiology of malaria in Yaounde, Cameroon. VIII. Multiple Plasmodium falciparum infections in symptomatic patients.},
  author={Leonardo Kishi Basco and Pascal Ringwald},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2001},
  volume={65 6},
  pages={798-803}
}
The extent of genetically distinct parasite populations coinfecting individual human hosts (i.e., multiplicity) was studied by polymerase chain reaction amplification of 3 polymorphic genetic markers, circumsporozoite protein and merozoite surface antigens (MSA) 1 and 2, in symptomatic children and adults and analyzed in relation with age and initial parasitemia. Of the total of 177 DNA samples analyzed (of which 115 were paired pre- and posttreatment samples), 101 (57%) were composed of… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
10 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…