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Genetic Polymorphisms and Drug Susceptibility in Four Isolates of Leishmania tropica Obtained from Canadian Soldiers Returning from Afghanistan

  • Marie Plourde,

    Affiliation: Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie du Centre de Recherche du CHUQ and Département de Microbiologie, Immunologie et Infectiologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université Laval, Québec, Québec, Canada

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  • Adriano Coelho,

    Affiliation: Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie du Centre de Recherche du CHUQ and Département de Microbiologie, Immunologie et Infectiologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université Laval, Québec, Québec, Canada

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  • Yoav Keynan,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Viral Immunology, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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  • Oscar E. Larios,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

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  • Momar Ndao,

    Affiliation: National Reference Center for Parasitology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital/Research Institute, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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  • Annie Ruest,

    Affiliation: Pavillon Hôtel-Dieu du CHUQ, Québec, Canada

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  • Gaétan Roy,

    Affiliation: Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie du Centre de Recherche du CHUQ and Département de Microbiologie, Immunologie et Infectiologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université Laval, Québec, Québec, Canada

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  • Ethan Rubinstein,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Viral Immunology, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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  • Marc Ouellette mail

    marc.ouellette@crchul.ulaval.ca

    Affiliation: Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie du Centre de Recherche du CHUQ and Département de Microbiologie, Immunologie et Infectiologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université Laval, Québec, Québec, Canada

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  • Published: January 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001463

About the Authors

Marie Plourde, Adriano Coelho, Gaétan Roy, Marc Ouellette
Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie du Centre de Recherche du CHUQ and Département de Microbiologie, Immunologie et Infectiologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université Laval, Québec, Québec, Canada
Yoav Keynan, Ethan Rubinstein
Laboratory of Viral Immunology, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Oscar E. Larios
Department of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Momar Ndao
National Reference Center for Parasitology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital/Research Institute, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Annie Ruest
Pavillon Hôtel-Dieu du CHUQ, Québec, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: marc.ouellette@crchul.ulaval.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MP AC MO. Performed the experiments: MP AC GR. Analyzed the data: MP AC MO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YK OEL MN AR ER. Wrote the paper: MP MO.