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A mixed malaria infection: is Plasmodium vivax good for you?

Whitehorn, J; Coltart, C; Manser, D; Doherty, T; (2010) A mixed malaria infection: is Plasmodium vivax good for you? Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg , 104 (3) pp. 240-241. 10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.08.004.

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Abstract

We describe a case of mixed malaria infection in a returning traveller. We suggest that our patient had a chronic infection with Plasmodium vivax, which reduced the severity of an acute infection with P. falciparum-an example of cross-species immunity.

Type: Article
Title: A mixed malaria infection: is Plasmodium vivax good for you?
Location: England
DOI: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.08.004
Keywords: Adult, Antimalarials, Humans, Malaria, Falciparum, Malaria, Vivax, Male
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Infection and Immunity
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Pop Health Sciences > Institute for Global Health
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1523554
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