Study of the distribution of circumsporozoite antigen in Anopheles gambiae infected with Plasmodium falciparum, using the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.

Anopheles gambiae, experimentally infected with Plasmodium falciparum, were dissected 14 days later for microscopical detection of sporozoites and oocysts. The head, salivary glands, thorax, midgut, legs, ovaries, Malpighian tubules, the remainder of the abdominal tissues and the dissection fluid of each mosquito were examined by a two-site enzyme-linked… CONTINUE READING