Infection of Anopheles Quadrimaculatus with Plasmodium Cynomolgi, a Monkey Malaria Parasite, and with Plasmodium Lophurae, an Avian Malaria Parasite

L. T. Coggeshall Laboratories of the International Health Division of The Rockefeller Foundation, New York

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Anopheles quadrimaculatus, the principal vector of human malaria in the United States has been found to be extremely susceptible to an oriental monkey malaria parasite, Plasmodium cynomolgi, and mildly susceptible to Plasmodium lophurae, an avian malaria parasite that also originated in the Orient.

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