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Abstract

Plasmodium (Novyella) homopolare, a newly described Plasmodium species, was found in a wide range of Passeriformes species in California, USA, and Colombia. This parasite infected more than 20% of the sampled bird community (N=399) in California and was found in 3.6% of birds sampled (N=493) in...

Author(s)
Walther, E. L.; Valkiūnas, G.; González, A. D.; Matta, N. E.; Ricklefs, R. E.; Cornel, A.; Sehgal, R. N. M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2014, 113, 9, pp 3319-3332
Abstract

Background: Avian malaria parasites (Plasmodium spp.) and related haemosporidians (Haemosporida) are responsible for diseases which can be severe and even lethal in avian hosts. These parasites cause not only blood pathology, but also damage various organs due to extensive exo-erythrocytic...

Author(s)
Valkiūnas, G.; Iezhova, T. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2017, 16, 101, pp (3 March 2017)