Malaria, Avian

Known as: Avian Malaria, Malarias, Avian, Malaria, Avian [Disease/Finding] 
Any of a group of infections of fowl caused by protozoa of the genera PLASMODIUM, Leucocytozoon, and Haemoproteus. The life cycles of these parasites… (More)
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2013
2013
Major histocompatibility complex (Mhc) genes are believed to play a key role in the genetic basis of disease control. Although… (More)
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2013
2013
Blood-feeding arthropod vectors are responsible for transmitting many parasites between vertebrate hosts. While arthropod vectors… (More)
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Avian malaria is a worldwide mosquito-borne disease caused by Plasmodium parasites. These parasites occur in many avian species… (More)
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2012
2012
Studies of both vertebrates and invertebrates have suggested that specialists, as compared to generalists, are likely to suffer… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Avian malaria parasites (Plasmodium) occur commonly in wild birds and are an increasingly popular model system for understanding… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The evolutionary origins of new lineages of pathogens are fundamental to understanding emerging diseases. Phylogenetic… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The development of molecular genetic screening techniques for avian blood parasites has revealed many novel aspects of their… (More)
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2006
2006
Research has shown that avian malaria plays an important role in limiting the distribution and population sizes of many Hawaiian… (More)
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2005
2005
To identify potential vectors of avian malaria in Hawaiian native forests, the innate susceptibility of Aedes albopictus… (More)
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2001
2001
During mosquito transmission, malaria ookinetes must cross a chitin-containing structure known as the peritrophic matrix (PM… (More)
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