Innate immunity to malaria caused by Plasmodium

Smith, Todd G.; Ayi, Kodjo; Serghides, Lena; Mcallister, Caroline D.; Kain, Kevin C.
December 2002
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Dec2002, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p262
Academic Journal
Examines the innate immunity to malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum. Life cycle and mechanism of sequestration of malaria parasites; Pathophysiology of infections caused by P. falciparum; Discussion of the innate and acquired immunity to malaria parasites; Genetic mutations that confer resistance to P. falciparum.


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