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Research Article

Arbovirus Detection in Insect Vectors by Rapid, High-Throughput Pyrosequencing

  • Kimberly A. Bishop-Lilly mail,

    Kim.bishop-lilly@med.navy.mil

    Affiliation: Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Michael J. Turell,

    Affiliation: United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Kristin M. Willner,

    Affiliation: Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Amy Butani,

    Affiliation: Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Nichole M. E. Nolan,

    Affiliation: Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Shannon M. Lentz,

    Affiliation: Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Arya Akmal,

    Affiliation: Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Al Mateczun,

    Affiliation: Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Trupti N. Brahmbhatt,

    Affiliation: Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Shanmuga Sozhamannan,

    Affiliation: Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Chris A. Whitehouse,

    Affiliation: United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Timothy D. Read

    Affiliation: Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: November 09, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000878

About the Authors

Kimberly A. Bishop-Lilly, Kristin M. Willner, Amy Butani, Nichole M. E. Nolan, Shannon M. Lentz, Arya Akmal, Al Mateczun, Trupti N. Brahmbhatt, Shanmuga Sozhamannan, Timothy D. Read
Biological Defense Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America
Michael J. Turell, Chris A. Whitehouse
United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: Kim.bishop-lilly@med.navy.mil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KABL CAW TDR. Performed the experiments: KABL MJT KMW AB NMEN SML. Analyzed the data: KABL AA AM TNB SS CAW TDR. Wrote the paper: KABL SS TDR.