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Research Article

Landscape Ecology of Sylvatic Chikungunya Virus and Mosquito Vectors in Southeastern Senegal

  • Diawo Diallo,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Amadou A. Sall,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Michaela Buenemann,

    Affiliation: Departments of Geography and Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Rubing Chen,

    Affiliation: Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Oumar Faye,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Cheikh T. Diagne,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Ousmane Faye,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Yamar Ba,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Ibrahima Dia,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Douglas Watts,

    Affiliation: University of Texas, El Paso, Texas, United States of America

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  • Scott C. Weaver mail,

    sweaver@utmb.edu

    Affiliation: Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Kathryn A. Hanley,

    Affiliation: Departments of Geography and Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Mawlouth Diallo

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Published: June 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001649

About the Authors

Diawo Diallo, Amadou A. Sall, Oumar Faye, Cheikh T. Diagne, Ousmane Faye, Yamar Ba, Ibrahima Dia, Mawlouth Diallo
Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
Michaela Buenemann, Kathryn A. Hanley
Departments of Geography and Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States of America
Rubing Chen, Scott C. Weaver
Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
Douglas Watts
University of Texas, El Paso, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: sweaver@utmb.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DD AAS MB Oumar Faye DW SCW KAH MD. Performed the experiments: DD AAS Oumar Faye RC CTD YB ID KAH MD Ousmayne Faye. Analyzed the data: DD MB KAH MD Ousmayne Faye. Wrote the paper: DD MB KAH MD.