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P. knowlesi

Prevalence of severe Plasmodium knowlesi infection and risk factors related to severe complications compared with non-severe P. knowlesi and severe P. falciparum malaria: a systematic review and meta-analysis

July 30, 2020 - 14:07 -- Open Access
Kotepui M, Kotepui KU, Milanez GD, Masangkay FR
Infect Dis Poverty. 2020 Jul 29; 9(1):106

Plasmodium knowlesi is a potential cause of severe and fatal malaria, but comprehensive studies of its pooled prevalence and risk factors are lacking. This study aimed to explore the prevalence and risk factors related to severe P. knowlesi infection.

Defining multiplicity of vector uptake in transfected Plasmodium parasites

July 6, 2020 - 16:56 -- Open Access
Carrasquilla M, Adjalley S, Sanderson T, Marin-Menendez A, Coyle R, Montandon R, Rayner JC, Pance A, Lee MCS
Sci Rep. 2020 Jul 2;10(1):10894

The recurrent emergence of drug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum increases the urgency to genetically validate drug resistance mechanisms and identify new targets. Reverse genetics have facilitated genome-scale knockout screens in Plasmodium berghei and Toxoplasma gondii, in which pooled transfections of multiple vectors were critical to increasing scale and throughput.

Absence of Plasmodium inui and Plasmodium cynomolgi, but detection of Plasmodium knowlesi and Plasmodium vivax infections in asymptomatic humans in the Betong division of Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo

October 18, 2017 - 12:02 -- Open Access
Angela Siner, Sze-Tze Liew, Khamisah Abdul Kadir, Dayang Shuaisah Awang Mohamad, Felicia Kavita Thomas, Mohammad Zulkarnaen and Balbir Singh
Malaria Journal 2017 16:417, 17 October 2017

Asymptomatic human P. knowlesi and P. vivax malaria infections, but not P. cynomolgi and P. inui infections, are occurring within communities affected with malaria.

The dangers of accepting a single diagnosis: case report of concurrent Plasmodium knowlesi malaria and dengue infection

January 7, 2017 - 14:45 -- Open Access
Soon Eu Chong, Rhendra Hardy Mohamad Zaini, Siti Suraiya, Kok Tong Lee and Jo Anne Lim
Malaria Journal 2017 16:2, 3 January 2017

This case contributes to the body of literature on co-infection between DENV and P. knowlesi and highlights the clinical consequences, which can be severe.

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