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Research Article

An Analysis of Genetic Diversity and Inbreeding in Wuchereria bancrofti: Implications for the Spread and Detection of Drug Resistance

  • Thomas S. Churcher mail,

    thomas.churcher@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, St. Mary's Campus, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Anne E. Schwab,

    Affiliation: Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada

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  • Roger K. Prichard,

    Affiliation: Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada

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  • María-Gloria Basáñez

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, St. Mary's Campus, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: April 02, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000211

About the Authors

Thomas S. Churcher, María-Gloria Basáñez
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, St. Mary's Campus, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Anne E. Schwab, Roger K. Prichard
Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: thomas.churcher@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: TC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AS RP. Wrote the paper: TC MB.