6. Clinical Isolates

Field studies with parasite isolates with collaborators in Goa, India and Dakar, Senegal


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An important facet of our research is the ability to understand the significance of our laboratory findings with clinical isolates through collaborations with researchers/friends in malaria endemic regions.

Papers of Interest:

Malaria in India: The Need for New Targets for Diagnosis and Detection of Plasmodium vivax.

Patankar S, Sharma S, Rathod PK, Duraisingh MT. Proteomics Clin Appl. 2017 Nov 29.

Functional Analysis Reveals Geographical Variation in Inhibitory Immune Responses Against a Polymorphic Malaria Antigen.

Bei AK, Ahouidi AD, Dvorin JD, Miura K, Diouf A, Ndiaye D, Premji Z, Diakite M, Mboup S, Long CA, Duraisingh MT.

J Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 15;216(2):267-275.

Malaria Vaccine Development: Focusing Field Erythrocyte Invasion Studies on Phenotypic Diversity: The West African Merozoite Invasion Network (WAMIN).

WAMIN Consortium Authors, Ahouidi AD, Amambua-Ngwa A, Awandare GA, Bei AK, Conway DJ, Diakite M, Duraisingh MT, Rayner JC, Zenonos ZA. Trends Parasitol. 2016 Apr;32(4):274-83.

Infection of laboratory colonies of Anopheles mosquitoes with Plasmodium vivax from cryopreserved clinical isolates.

Shaw-Saliba K, Clarke D, Santos JM, Menezes MJ, Lim C, Mascarenhas A, Chery L, Gomes E, March S, Bhatia SN, Rathod PK, Ferreira MU, Catteruccia F, Duraisingh MT. Int J Parasitol. 2016 Oct;46(11):679-83.

Reticulocyte Preference and Stage Development of Plasmodium vivax Isolates.

Lim C, Pereira L, Saliba KS, Mascarenhas A, Maki JN, Chery L, Gomes E, Rathod PK, Duraisingh MT. J Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 1;214(7):1081-4.