1921
Volume 42, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Abstract

Two outbreaks of malaria have occurred recently in southern California, and , a newly described species closely related to , has been implicated as the vector. To assess the competence of as a vector, its susceptibility to was compared with that of the efficient vector by allowing 150 females of each species to feed to repletion on infected squirrel monkeys. Oocyst density was greater in than in , and the frequency and density of sporozoites were similar. was susceptible to and readily supported development to the sporozoite stage.

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1990-05-01
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