How Can Plasmodium Infections Change the Human Odour to Attract Mosquitoes?

Malaria is the most important human parasitic disease. It is caused y an intra-erythrocytic Apicomplexa protozoa of Plasmodiidae family and Plasmodium genus. This parasite is transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of Anopheles genus during a blood meal [1]. However, the parasite transmission often constitutes a population bottleneck* [2] and a Read more…