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Looking under the skin: the first steps in malarial infection and immunity

Menard, Robert; Tavares, Joana; Cockburn, Ian; Markus, Miles; Zavala, Fidel; Amino, Rogerio

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Malaria, which is caused by Plasmodium spp., starts with an asymptomatic phase, during which sporozoites, the parasite form that is injected into the skin by a mosquito, develop into merozoites, the form that infects erythrocytes. This pre-erythrocytic ph

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32716
Source: Nature Reviews Microbiology
DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro3111

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