P. malariae is considered as one of the minor parasites of the five human malaria species along with P. ovale because of low prevalence rates in most endemic areas and its relatively mild and chronic nature. The parasite has an unusually chronic blood stage infection with an individual known to have been infected for 40 years.
Sequencing has been attempted using DNA provided by Jetsumonn Prachumsri (Mahidol, Thailand). Further sequencing and full annotation is planned. We would welcome any source of high quality DNA.
Data Use Statement
This sequencing centre plans on publishing the completed and annotated sequences in a peer-reviewed journal as soon as possible. Permission of the principal investigator should be obtained before publishing analyses of the sequence/open reading frames/genes on a chromosome or genome scale. See our data sharing policy.
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