Plasmodium knowlesi Infection in Humans, Cambodia, 2007–2010
Nimol Khim1, Sovannaroth Siv1, Saorin Kim, Tara Mueller, Erna Fleischmann, Balbir Singh, Paul Cliff Simon Divis, Nicolas Steenkeste, Linda Duval, Christiane Bouchier, Socheat Duong, Frederic Ariey, and Didier Ménard
Author affiliations: Pasteur Institute of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (N. Khim, S. Kim, F. Ariey, D. Ménard); National Center for Parasitology, Entomology, and Malaria Control, Phnom Penh (S. Siv, S. Duong); University of Munich, Munich, Germany (T. Mueller, E. Fleischmann); University Malaysia Sarawak, Kuching, Malaysia (B. Singh, P.C.S. Divis); Fondation Mérieux, Phnom Penh (N. Steenkeste); Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon (L. Duval); Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (C. Bouchier)
Figure. A) The 3 sites involved in the epidemiologic study of Plasmodium knowlesi malaria, Cambodia, 2007–2010. B) Villages in Pailin Province in which the 2 P. knowlesi malaria case-patients lived. C) Thin blood film slide of 1 PCR-confirmed P. knowlesi single infection (case C2611). Original magnification ×1,000.
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