Anopheles hackeri, a Vectór of Plasmodium knowlesi in Malaya

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Science  28 Jul 1961:
Vol. 134, Issue 3474, pp. 279-280
DOI: 10.1126/science.134.3474.279


Anopheles hackeri, a mosquito commonly found breeding in nipa palm leaf bases along the Malayan coast, was demonstrated to be infected with Plasmodium knowlesi by the inoculation of sporozoites into an uninfected rhesus monkey. This was the first demonstration of a natural vector of any monkey malaria.

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