Species-specific escape of Plasmodium sporozoites from oocysts of avian, rodent, and human malarial parasites

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Malaria is transmitted when an infected mosquito delivers Plasmodium sporozoites into a vertebrate host. There are many species of Plasmodium and, in general, the infection is host-specific. For example, Plasmodium gallinaceum is an avian parasite, while Plasmodium berghei infects mice. These two parasites have been extensively used as experimental models… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12936-016-1451-y

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@inproceedings{Orfan2016SpeciesspecificEO, title={Species-specific escape of Plasmodium sporozoites from oocysts of avian, rodent, and human malarial parasites}, author={Alessandra da Silva Orfan{\'o} and Rafael Nacif-Pimenta and Ana P. M. Duarte and Luis Eduardo Martinez Villegas and Nilton Barnab{\'e} Rodrigues and Luciana Conceiç{\~a}o Pinto and Keillen M. M. Campos and Yudi T. Pinilla and Barbara Aparecida Chaves and Maria das Graças Vale Barbosa Guerra and Wuelton Marcelo Monteiro and Ryan Smith and Alvaro Molina-Cruz and Marcus Vin{\'i}cius Guimar{\~a}es de Lacerda and N{\'a}gila F. C. Secundino and Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena and Carolina Barillas-Mury and Paulo F. P. Pimenta}, booktitle={Malaria Journal}, year={2016} }