Enhanced Transmission of Drug-Resistant Parasites to Mosquitoes following Drug Treatment in Rodent Malaria
Bell, Andrew S.
Paaijmans, Krijn P.
Sim, Derek G.
Chan, Brian H. K.
Nelson, William A.
Read, Andrew F.
- Publisher: Public Library of Science
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
Mosquitoes | Host-Pathogen Interaction | Population Genetics | Animal Models | Research Article | Biology | Anopheles | Microbiology | Medicine | Q | Quantitative Parasitology | Mouse | R | Evolutionary Biology | Genetics | Population Biology | Model Organisms | Vector Biology | Science | Evolutionary Ecology | Immunology | Parasite Evolution | Parasitology
mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases
The evolution of drug resistant Plasmodium parasites is a major challenge to effective malaria control. In theory, competitive interactions between sensitive parasites and resistant parasites within infections are a major determinant of the rate at which parasite evolut...