Plasmodium vivax populations are more genetically diverse and less structured than sympatric Plasmodium falciparum populations.
INTRODUCTION:The human malaria parasite, Plasmodium vivax, is proving more difficult to control and eliminate than Plasmodium falciparum in areas of co-transmission. Comparisons of the genetic structure of sympatric parasite populations may provide insight into the mechanisms underlying the resilien...
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Public Library of Science (PLoS)
|Series:||PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases|