Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 11th, 2005
Study 1: Scientists have developed a method to calculate liver-to-blood inocula, parasite growth rates, and pre-erythrocytic vaccine efficacy, using serial quantitative polymerase chain reaction studies of volunteers challenged with malaria sporozoites.
According to published research from England, "We calculated the number and growth rate of Plasmodium falciparum parasites emerging in recipients of candidate pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccines and unvaccinated control subjects undergoing mosquito-bite challenge. This was done to measure...
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