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Plasmodium falciparum

Known as: Plasmodium (Laverania) falciparum, Plasmodium falciparums, falciparum plasmodium 
A protozoan parasite in the family Plasmodiidae. P. falciparum is transmitted by the female Anopheles mosquito and is a causative agent of malaria in… Expand
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Review
2015
Review
2015
Since the year 2000, a concerted campaign against malaria has led to unprecedented levels of intervention coverage across sub… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Plasmodium falciparum resistance to artemisinin derivatives in southeast Asia threatens malaria control and elimination… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Interest in mapping the global distribution of malaria is motivated by a need to define populations at risk for appropriate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Plasmodium falciparum is the causative agent of the most burdensome form of human malaria, affecting 200–300 million individuals… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Artemisinins are extracted from sweet wormwood (Artemisia annua) and are the most potent antimalarials available, rapidly killing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Widespread use of antimalarial agents can profoundly influence the evolution of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Throughout the latter half of this century, the development and spread of resistance to most front-line antimalarial compounds… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum is one of the most successful human pathogens. Specific virulence factors remain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
A vestigial, nonphotosynthetic plastid has been identified recently in protozoan parasites of the phylum Apicomplexa. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Plasmodium falciparum expresses on the host erythrocyte surface clonally variant antigens and ligands that mediate adherence to… Expand
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