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Research Article

Kinetics of Antibody Response in BALB/c and C57BL/6 Mice Bitten by Phlebotomus papatasi

  • Michaela Vlkova mail,

    mvlkova16@seznam.cz

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

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  • Iva Rohousova,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

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  • Jitka Hostomska,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

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  • Lucia Pohankova,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

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  • Lenka Zidkova,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

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  • Jan Drahota,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

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  • Jesus G. Valenzuela,

    Affiliation: Vector Molecular Biology Section, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Petr Volf

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

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  • Published: July 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001719

About the Authors

Michaela Vlkova, Iva Rohousova, Jitka Hostomska, Lucia Pohankova, Lenka Zidkova, Jan Drahota, Petr Volf
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Jesus G. Valenzuela
Vector Molecular Biology Section, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mvlkova16@seznam.cz

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IR JH PV. Performed the experiments: MV JH LP LZ JD. Analyzed the data: MV IR JH LP PV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MV IR JGV PV. Wrote the paper: MV IR PV.