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Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1987;81(2):233-4.

Plasmodium falciparum malaria in an asplenic man.

Abstract

An asplenic man with no prior exposure to malaria was infected with Plasmodium falciparum on a visit to Kenya. The peripheral blood showed a parasitaemia of 5% and displayed all developmental stages of the parasite, resembling the asplenic simian model of malaria.

PMID:
3303479
DOI:
10.1016/0035-9203(87)90224-0
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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