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Within-host competition can delay evolution of drug resistance in malaria

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Within-host dynamics of two strains (sensitive and resistant, shown in blue and red, respectively) in a naïve host with no antimalarial drug treatment.

Strains are introduced either 20 days apart (A, C) or 100 days apart (B, D), with either high cross-reactivity (A-B) or low cross-reactivity between the two strains (C-D). RBC, red blood cell.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2005712.g003