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Research Article

The Role of Human Movement in the Transmission of Vector-Borne Pathogens

  • Steven T. Stoddard mail,

    ststoddard@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Entomology, University of California, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Amy C. Morrison,

    Affiliation: Entomology, University of California, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec,

    Affiliation: Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Valerie Paz Soldan,

    Affiliation: Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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  • Tadeusz J. Kochel,

    Affiliation: United States Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima and Iquitos, Peru

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  • Uriel Kitron,

    Affiliation: Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • John P. Elder,

    Affiliation: Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Thomas W. Scott

    Affiliation: Entomology, University of California, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Published: July 21, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000481

About the Authors

Steven T. Stoddard, Amy C. Morrison, Thomas W. Scott
Entomology, University of California, Davis, California, United States of America
Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec, Uriel Kitron
Department of Environmental Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Valerie Paz Soldan
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Tadeusz J. Kochel
United States Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima and Iquitos, Peru
John P. Elder
Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: ststoddard@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: STS ACM GMVP VPS TJK UK JPE TWS. Performed the experiments: STS. Analyzed the data: STS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: STS. Wrote the paper: STS. Edited the manuscript: ACM GMVP VPS UK JPE TWS. Approved the manuscript: TJK.