First case of human infection with Plasmodium knowlesi in Laos

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Mar 22;12(3):e0006244. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006244. eCollection 2018 Mar.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • DNA, Protozoan / blood
  • Humans
  • Laos
  • Malaria / diagnosis*
  • Male
  • Plasmodium knowlesi / isolation & purification*


  • DNA, Protozoan

Grants and funding

This study was financially supported by a JICA/AMED SATREPS project for “the development of innovative research technique in genetic epidemiology of malaria and other parasitic diseases in the Lao PDR for containing their expanding endemicity.” The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.