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Research Article

DNA-Sequence Variation Among Schistosoma mekongi Populations and Related Taxa; Phylogeography and the Current Distribution of Asian Schistosomiasis

  • Stephen W. Attwood mail,

    swahuaxi@yahoo.com

    Affiliations: State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Hospital, West China Medical School, Sichuan University, Chengdu, People's Republic of China, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

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  • Farrah A. Fatih,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

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  • E. Suchart Upatham

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Department of Medical Science, Faculty of Science, Burapha University, Bangsaen, Chonburi, Thailand

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  • Published: March 19, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000200

About the Authors

Stephen W. Attwood
State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy, West China Hospital, West China Medical School, Sichuan University, Chengdu, People's Republic of China
Stephen W. Attwood, Farrah A. Fatih
Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
E. Suchart Upatham
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
E. Suchart Upatham
Department of Medical Science, Faculty of Science, Burapha University, Bangsaen, Chonburi, Thailand

Corresponding Author

Email: swahuaxi@yahoo.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SA. Performed the experiments: FF. Analyzed the data: SA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SA EU. Wrote the paper: SA.