Histidine-rich protein as a model malaria vaccine

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Science  08 Sep 1978:
Vol. 201, Issue 4359, pp. 922-924
DOI: 10.1126/science.567375


Ducklings were successfully immunized against Plasmodium lophurae with a purified and characterized histidine-rich protein as antigen. The use of adjuvant is not required for this protective effect, and immunity can be passively transferred with serum.