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Research Article

Thrichomys laurentius (Rodentia; Echimyidae) as a Putative Reservoir of Leishmania infantum and L. braziliensis: Patterns of Experimental Infection

  • André Luiz Rodrigues Roque,

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Tripanosomatid Biology, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Laboratory of Leishmaniasis Research, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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  • Elisa Cupolillo,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Leishmaniasis Research, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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  • Renato Sergio Marchevsky,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Neurovirulence, Institute of Technology on Immunobiological/Biomanguinhos, Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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  • Ana Maria Jansen mail

    jansen@ioc.fiocruz.br

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Tripanosomatid Biology, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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  • Published: February 02, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000589

About the Authors

André Luiz Rodrigues Roque, Ana Maria Jansen
Laboratory of Tripanosomatid Biology, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
André Luiz Rodrigues Roque, Elisa Cupolillo
Laboratory of Leishmaniasis Research, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Renato Sergio Marchevsky
Laboratory of Neurovirulence, Institute of Technology on Immunobiological/Biomanguinhos, Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Corresponding Author

Email: jansen@ioc.fiocruz.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ALRR EC AMJ. Performed the experiments: ALRR RSM. Analyzed the data: ALRR EC RSM AMJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EC RSM AMJ. Wrote the paper: ALRR AMJ.