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Research Article

Identification by PCR of Non-typhoidal Salmonella enterica Serovars Associated with Invasive Infections among Febrile Patients in Mali

  • Sharon M. Tennant,

    Affiliation: Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Souleymane Diallo,

    Affiliations: Centre pour le Développement des Vaccins (CVD-Mali), Bamako, Mali, Hôpital Gabriel Touré, Bamako, Mali

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  • Haim Levy,

    Affiliations: Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Israel Institute for Biological Research, Ness Ziona, Israel

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  • Sofie Livio,

    Affiliation: Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Samba O. Sow,

    Affiliation: Centre pour le Développement des Vaccins (CVD-Mali), Bamako, Mali

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  • Milagritos Tapia,

    Affiliations: Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Centre pour le Développement des Vaccins (CVD-Mali), Bamako, Mali

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  • Patricia I. Fields,

    Affiliation: National Salmonella Reference Laboratory, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Matthew Mikoleit,

    Affiliation: National Salmonella Reference Laboratory, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Boubou Tamboura,

    Affiliation: Centre pour le Développement des Vaccins (CVD-Mali), Bamako, Mali

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  • Karen L. Kotloff,

    Affiliation: Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • James P. Nataro,

    Affiliation: Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • James E. Galen,

    Affiliation: Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Myron M. Levine mail

    mlevine@medicine.umaryland.edu

    Affiliation: Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: March 09, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000621

About the Authors

Sharon M. Tennant, Haim Levy, Sofie Livio, Milagritos Tapia, Karen L. Kotloff, James P. Nataro, James E. Galen, Myron M. Levine
Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Souleymane Diallo, Samba O. Sow, Milagritos Tapia, Boubou Tamboura
Centre pour le Développement des Vaccins (CVD-Mali), Bamako, Mali
Souleymane Diallo
Hôpital Gabriel Touré, Bamako, Mali
Haim Levy
Israel Institute for Biological Research, Ness Ziona, Israel
Patricia I. Fields, Matthew Mikoleit
National Salmonella Reference Laboratory, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mlevine@medicine.umaryland.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SMT HL MML. Performed the experiments: SMT SD HL SL SOS MT MM BT KLK JEG. Analyzed the data: SMT SL SOS MT PIF BT JPN MML. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SD HL SL SOS PIF MM KLK JPN JEG. Wrote the paper: SMT MML.