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With humans infected with malaria, the parasite load in the blood can be quite high. It ranges from 10 to 108 Plasmodium falciparum parasites per ml . When a female Anopheles mosquito bites an infected human, they take in infected blood, not just the parasite. They take in a few micro liters of blood, which in usually enough to get themselves infected, and ...
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