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Primate Hosts of Malaria Parasites, with Particular Reference to their Use as Models of the Human Disease

  • P. C. C. Garnham
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Malaria research is undertaken chiefly in two ways: (1) the study of the infection in man or in animal models; and (2) the study of the different species which occur in mammals, birds and reptiles, as a general problem of zoology and parasitology. This Symposium largely concerns the first objective, but we can learn a lot from the second.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. C. C. Garnham
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Imperial College of Science and TechnologyLondonUK
  2. 2.London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineLondonUK

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