Cerebral Malaria Pathogenesis

Revisiting Parasite and Host Contributions

Georges Emile Raymond Grau; Alister Gordon Craig


Future Microbiol. 2012;7(2):291-302. 

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It seems likely that the pathologies underlying CM in humans are highly variable and reflect a range of attributes, including parasite virulence, host susceptibility and comorbidities ranging from malnutrition to coinfection. Understanding the contribution of these components using all the tools at our disposal will be essential to the development of new antidisease interventions aimed at reducing the mortality and postinfection morbidity associated with CM.


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