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Correction to: Plasmodium—a brief introduction to the parasites causing human malaria and their basic biology

The Original Article was published on 07 January 2021

Correction to: J Physiol Anthropol 40, 1 (2021)

https://doi.org/10.1186/s40101-020-00251-9

It was highlighted that the original article [1] contained an incorrect sentence in the fourth paragraph of the section Recurrence of malaria and the hypnozoite. This Correction article shows the incorrect and correct sentence. The original article has been updated.

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A P. malariae case caused by blood transfusion from a donor who had probably acquired the infection over 40 years ago has also been reported.

Correct sentence

A P. malariae case that most likely developed after an asymptomatic infection lasted over 40 years has also been reported.

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    Sato. Plasmodium—a brief introduction to the parasites causing human malaria and their basic biology. J Physiol Anthropol. 2021;40:1 https://doi.org/10.1186/s40101-020-00251-9.

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Sato, S. Correction to: Plasmodium—a brief introduction to the parasites causing human malaria and their basic biology. J Physiol Anthropol 40, 3 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40101-021-00254-0

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