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July 28, 1945

Primate Malaria

JAMA. 1945;128(13):984. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860300074030

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This monograph, which was issued by the Office of Medical Information of the National Research Council, is designed to give research workers a concise review and ready reference to the work published on the malaria of primates, exclusive of man. It has been prepared in association with the chairman, Dr. Robert S. Loeb, and the secretary, Dr. George A. Carden Jr., of the Board for the Coordination of Malarial Studies. Each section has been compiled with the aid of one or more of the American workers in the field of primate malaria.

There are nine main sections. The first section, on parasites, hosts, vectors and transmission of parasites, is largely contained in five extensive tables, which include such subjects as the prevalence of natural malarial infections, lists of species of primate malarial parasites with their natural and experimental hosts, classifications of hosts and parasites and transmissibility of the parasites. The

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