A mixed malaria infection: is Plasmodium vivax good for you?


Whitehorn, J; Coltart, C; Manser, D; Doherty, T; (2009) A mixed malaria infection: is Plasmodium vivax good for you? Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. ISSN 0035-9203 DOI: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.08.004

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Abstract

We describe a case of mixed malaria infection in a returning traveller. We suggest that our patient had a chronic infection with Plasmodium vivax, which reduced the severity of an acute infection with P. falciparum-an example of cross-species immunity.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Clinical Research
PubMed ID: 19740502
Web of Science ID: 276000000013
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/4768

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