Studies on malarial parasites; effects of ascorbic acid on malaria (Plasmodium knowlesi) in monkeys.

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Several different investigators have reported that in human cases of tertian malaria there was an increased demand for ascorbic acid and the administration of additional vitamin was necessary to prevent a mild state of scurvy. In spite of these observations no one has reported a causal relationship between malaria and ascorbic acid deficiency. During the… (More)

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