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Research Article

Scabies Mite Peritrophins Are Potential Targets of Human Host Innate Immunity

  • Angela Mika equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Angela Mika, Priscilla Goh

    Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Priscilla Goh equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Angela Mika, Priscilla Goh

    Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Deborah C. Holt,

    Affiliation: Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

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  • Dave J. Kemp,

    Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Katja Fischer mail

    Katja.Fischer@qimr.edu.au

    Affiliation: Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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  • Published: September 27, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001331

About the Authors

Angela Mika, Priscilla Goh, Dave J. Kemp, Katja Fischer
Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Deborah C. Holt
Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: Katja.Fischer@qimr.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AM PG DJK KF. Performed the experiments: AM PG. Analyzed the data: AM DCH DJK KF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DJK DCH KF. Wrote the paper: AM PG DJK KF. Sequence analysis: DCH.