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Some apicomplexans such as Plasmodium spp. are haploid during their asexual stages. The organism spends more time (at least in the human host) in the asexual stage than sexual. source Plasmodium spp. are haploid in both human and mosquito hosts except for a brief stage in the mosquito midgut where two haploid malaria gametes present in the mosquito's ...


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