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Research Article

Heterogeneity of Environments Associated with Transmission of Visceral Leishmaniasis in South-Eastern France and Implication for Control Strategies

  • Benoit Faucher mail,

    benoit.faucher@ap-hm.fr

    Affiliations: Laboratoire de parasitologie et mycologie, La Timone academic hospital, Marseille, France, Aix-Marseille University, UMR-MD3, Marseille, France

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  • Jean Gaudart,

    Affiliations: Aix-Marseille University, LERTIM EA3283, Marseille, France, Service de Biostatistiques, La Timone academic hospital, Marseille, France

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  • Francoise Faraut,

    Affiliation: Laboratoire de parasitologie et mycologie, La Timone academic hospital, Marseille, France

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  • Christelle Pomares,

    Affiliations: Inserm U895, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France, Service de Parasitologie–Mycologie, Hôpital de l'Archet, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Nice, France

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  • Charles Mary,

    Affiliation: Laboratoire de parasitologie et mycologie, La Timone academic hospital, Marseille, France

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  • Pierre Marty,

    Affiliations: Inserm U895, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France, Service de Parasitologie–Mycologie, Hôpital de l'Archet, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Nice, France

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  • Renaud Piarroux

    Affiliations: Laboratoire de parasitologie et mycologie, La Timone academic hospital, Marseille, France, Aix-Marseille University, UMR-MD3, Marseille, France

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  • Published: August 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001765
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Benoit Faucher, Francoise Faraut, Charles Mary, Renaud Piarroux
Laboratoire de parasitologie et mycologie, La Timone academic hospital, Marseille, France
Benoit Faucher, Renaud Piarroux
Aix-Marseille University, UMR-MD3, Marseille, France
Jean Gaudart
Aix-Marseille University, LERTIM EA3283, Marseille, France
Jean Gaudart
Service de Biostatistiques, La Timone academic hospital, Marseille, France
Christelle Pomares, Pierre Marty
Inserm U895, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France
Christelle Pomares, Pierre Marty
Service de Parasitologie–Mycologie, Hôpital de l'Archet, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, Nice, France

Corresponding Author

Email: benoit.faucher@ap-hm.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BF JG RP. Performed the experiments: BF JG. Analyzed the data: BF JG FF CP CM PM RP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BF FF CP CM CP RP. Wrote the paper: BF JG FF PM RP.