Plasmodium knowlesi reinfection in human

Lau, Y.L.; Tan, L.H.; Chin, L.C.; Fong, M.Y.; Noraishah, M.A.; Rohela, M. (2011) Plasmodium knowlesi reinfection in human. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 17 (7). ISSN 1080-6040

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    To the Editor: In 2004, a large number of patients infected with Plasmodium knowlesi (simian malarial species) were reported in Sarawak, Malaysia (1). P. knowlesi infection was also reported in Peninsular Malaysia (2). Here we report a case of human P. knowlesi reinfection. Phylogenetic sequence analysis shows that the first and second infections were caused by different strains of P. knowlesi.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Emerging Infectious Diseases
    Additional Information: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Parasitology
    Subjects: R Medicine
    Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
    Depositing User: Fong Mun Yik
    Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2012 12:09
    Last Modified: 11 Jun 2012 12:09

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