Plasmodium malariae, found worldwide, is one of the four species of Plasmodium that causes malaria.

In some chronically infected patients P. malariae can cause serious complications such as the nephrotic syndrome. In some cases, the infection can last a lifetime.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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CERID researchers are studying animals and humans immunized with Plasmodium sporozoites to create more effective vaccines.