Reports

Vivax-Type Malaria Parasite of Macaques Transmissible to Man

Science  17 Jun 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3416, pp. 1812-1813
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3416.1812

Abstract

Transmission of Plasmodium cynomolgi bastianellii from rhesus monkeys to two human subjects by Anopheles freeborni and the occurrence of attacks of malaria in two other laboratory workers not exposed to human malaria suggests the existence of an animal reservoir of infection complicating malaria control and eradication.