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Research Article

Widespread Distribution of a Newly Found Point Mutation in Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel in Pyrethroid-Resistant Aedes aegypti Populations in Vietnam

  • Hitoshi Kawada mail,

    vergiss@nagasaki-u.ac.jp

    Affiliation: Department of Vector Ecology & Environment, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

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  • Yukiko Higa,

    Affiliation: Department of Vector Ecology & Environment, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

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  • Osamu Komagata,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Shinji Kasai,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Takashi Tomita,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Nguyen Thi Yen,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Luu Lee Loan,

    Affiliation: Pasteur Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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  • Rodrigo A. P. Sánchez,

    Affiliation: Universidad Evangélica de El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador

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  • Masahiro Takagi

    Affiliation: Department of Vector Ecology & Environment, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan

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  • Published: October 06, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000527

About the Authors

Hitoshi Kawada, Yukiko Higa, Masahiro Takagi
Department of Vector Ecology & Environment, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
Osamu Komagata, Shinji Kasai, Takashi Tomita
National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
Nguyen Thi Yen
National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam
Luu Lee Loan
Pasteur Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Rodrigo A. P. Sánchez
Universidad Evangélica de El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador

Corresponding Author

Email: vergiss@nagasaki-u.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HK YH OK SK TT MT. Performed the experiments: HK YH NTY RAPS. Analyzed the data: HK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HK YH NTY LLL. Wrote the paper: HK.