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Research Article

Population Genetic Structure of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (L.) at a Micro-Spatial Scale in Thailand: Implications for a Dengue Suppression Strategy

  • Phanthip Olanratmanee,

    Affiliations: Centre of Excellence for Vectors and Vector-Borne Diseases, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University at Salaya, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Pattamaporn Kittayapong mail,

    pkittayapong@msn.com

    Affiliations: Centre of Excellence for Vectors and Vector-Borne Diseases, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University at Salaya, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Chitti Chansang,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Health, Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand

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  • Ary A. Hoffmann,

    Affiliation: Pest and Disease Vector Control Group, Bio 21 Institute, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Andrew R. Weeks,

    Affiliation: Pest and Disease Vector Control Group, Bio 21 Institute, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Nancy M. Endersby

    Affiliation: Pest and Disease Vector Control Group, Bio 21 Institute, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Published: January 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001913

About the Authors

Phanthip Olanratmanee, Pattamaporn Kittayapong
Centre of Excellence for Vectors and Vector-Borne Diseases, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University at Salaya, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
Phanthip Olanratmanee, Pattamaporn Kittayapong
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Chitti Chansang
National Institute of Health, Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Ary A. Hoffmann, Andrew R. Weeks, Nancy M. Endersby
Pest and Disease Vector Control Group, Bio 21 Institute, Department of Genetics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: pkittayapong@msn.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PK AAH ARW NME. Performed the experiments: PO CC. Analyzed the data: PK AAH NME. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PK AAH. Wrote the paper: PO PK NME.