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Do mosquitos get malaria?

Stephen G. Kayes kayes at SUNGCG.USOUTHAL.EDU
Thu Sep 14 09:40:25 EST 1995


Katy:

	I thought malaria was a disease of mosquitos.  The mosquito is 
the definitive host for the plasmodium spp.  Humans are intermediate hosts.

	Steve Kayes

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On Thu, 14 Sep 1995, k.sinka wrote:

> 
> Not sure if this is a daft question or not.
> 
> Are mosquitoes affected by the Plasmodium parasite or do they
> just carry it and remain unaffected by its presence?
> 
> Katy S
> 
> 
> 



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