Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 9th, 2001
These findings could eventually lead to new strategies for malaria vaccines or treatments.
"Malaria occurs in stages in the human body," says Jonathan Kurtis, assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Brown University, and the lead author of the study. "In the first stage a low number of parasites invades the liver. This liver stage is not harmful. It's the second stage, the blood stage, where the clinical disease we know as...
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