Plasmodium ovale wallikeri in Western Lowland Gorillas and Humans, Central African Republic

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From: Emerging Infectious Diseases(Vol. 24, Issue 8)
Publisher: U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases
Document Type: Report
Length: 1,496 words
Lexile Measure: 1430L

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Human malaria parasites have rarely been reported from free-ranging great apes. Our study confirms the presence of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium ovale wallikeri in western lowland gorillas and humans in Dzanga Sangha Protected Areas, Central African Republic, and discusses implications for malaria epidemiology.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A552129545