Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Evidence found in European birds of the transmission of tropical malaria

(University of Extremadura) Scientists have found, for the first time, house sparrow in Spain to be a host for a parasite from Africa, Plasmodium PAGRI02, which had not been previously described outside that continent. This is the outcome of a study which analyzed blood samples from some 3,000 sparrows in Andalusia and Extremadura, conducted by researchers at the UEx Zoology Department, in collaboration with the DoƱana Biological Station (EBD-CSIC).