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Antigenic Variation in Malaria

  • K. N. Brown
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 93)

Abstract

Like most protozoan infections malaria is usually chronic. Even in the absence of persistent exoerythrocytic infection parasites may remain in the blood for months after antiplasmodial antibody is detectable in the serum.

Keywords

Protective Immunity Antigenic Variation Blood Parasite Plasmodium Berghei Rodent Malaria 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. N. Brown
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  1. 1.Division of ParasitologyNational Institute for Medical ResearchLondonEngland

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