Plasmodium knowlesi Infection in Humans, Cambodia, 2007-2010

Nimol, Khim and Sovannaroth, Siv and Saorin, Kim and Mueller, Tara and Fleischmann, Erna and Balbir, Singh and Paul Cliff, Simon Divis and Steenkeste, Nicolas and Duval, Linda and Bouchier, Christiane and Duong, Socheat and Ariey, Frederic and Ménard, Didier (2011) Plasmodium knowlesi Infection in Humans, Cambodia, 2007-2010. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 17 (10). ISSN 1080-6059

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Abstract

Two cases of Plasmodium knowlesi infection were identifi ed in humans in Cambodia by 3 molecular detection assays and sequencing. This fi nding confi rms the widespread distribution of P. knowlesi malaria in humans in Southeast Asia. Further wide-scale studies are required to assess the public health relevance of this zoonotic malaria parasite.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Plasmodium knowlesi Infection, Human, Cambodia, Diseases, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2017 08:30
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2017 08:30
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/15794

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