Naturally acquired immune responses to P. vivax merozoite surface protein 3α and merozoite surface protein 9 are associated with reduced risk of P. vivax malaria in young Papua New Guinean children.
Publication Year 2013-11, Volume 7, Issue #11, Page e2498
Journal Title
PLoS neglected tropical diseases
Publication Type
Journal Article
Plasmodium vivax is the most geographically widespread human malaria parasite. Cohort studies in Papua New Guinea have identified a rapid onset of immunity against vivax-malaria in children living in highly endemic areas. Although numerous P. vivax merozoite antigens are targets of naturally acquired antibodies, the role of many of these antibodies in protective immunity is yet unknown.
Public Library of Science
WEHI Research Division(s)
Infection And Immunity
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