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Research Article

Clonal Differences between Non-Typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) Recovered from Children and Animals Living in Close Contact in The Gambia

  • Michel M. Dione,

    Affiliations: International Trypanotolerance Centre, Banjul, The Gambia, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Usman N. Ikumapayi,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council (UK) Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia

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  • Debasish Saha,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council (UK) Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia

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  • Nuredin I. Mohammed,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council (UK) Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia

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  • Stanny Geerts,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Margareta Ieven,

    Affiliation: University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Richard A. Adegbola,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council (UK) Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia

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  • Martin Antonio mail

    mantonio@mrc.gm

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council (UK) Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia

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  • Published: May 31, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001148

About the Authors

Michel M. Dione
International Trypanotolerance Centre, Banjul, The Gambia
Usman N. Ikumapayi, Debasish Saha, Nuredin I. Mohammed, Richard A. Adegbola, Martin Antonio
Medical Research Council (UK) Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia
Michel M. Dione, Stanny Geerts
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
Michel M. Dione, Margareta Ieven
University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Corresponding Author

Email: mantonio@mrc.gm

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MMD RAA MA. Performed the experiments: MMD UNI DS MA. Analyzed the data: MMD NIM MA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SG MI. Wrote the paper: MMD MA.