Plasmodium vivax Transmitted from Man to Monkey to Man

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Science  26 Aug 1966:
Vol. 153, Issue 3739, pp. 1006-1007
DOI: 10.1126/science.153.3739.1006


Blood forms of human vivax malaria infected splenectomized night monkeys (Aotus trivirgatus). Anopheles albimanus mosquitoes transmitted the in fection from a monkey to two human volunteers; parasites and symptoms ap peared 11 days later. Blood forms of vivax malaria from each of the two humans infected other night monkeys.