Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Plasmodium mexicanum

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4856-1

This species that parasitizes in red blood cells of lizards (e.g., western fence lizard Sceloporus occidentalis) shows a high clonal diversity in natural infections.


Blood Cell Natural Infection Clonal Diversity Fence Lizard High Clonal Diversity 
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Further Reading

  1. Hicks ND, Schall JJ (2014) Dynamics of clonal diversity in natural infections. Parasitol Res 113:2059–2067CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany