PMID: 3303479Jan 1, 1987

Plasmodium falciparum malaria in an asplenic man

Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
A IsraeliM A Ephros

Abstract

An asplenic man with no prior exposure to malaria was infected with Plasmodium falciparum on a visit to Kenya. The peripheral blood showed a parasitaemia of 5% and displayed all developmental stages of the parasite, resembling the asplenic simian model of malaria.

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