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Discovery of Markers of Exposure Specific to Bites of Lutzomyia longipalpis, the Vector of Leishmania infantum chagasi in Latin America

  • Clarissa Teixeira equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Clarissa Teixeira, Regis Gomes

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

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  • Regis Gomes equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Clarissa Teixeira, Regis Gomes

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

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  • Nicolas Collin,

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

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  • David Reynoso,

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

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  • Ryan Jochim,

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

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  • Fabiano Oliveira,

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

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  • Amy Seitz,

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

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  • Dia-Eldin Elnaiem,

    Affiliation: Department of Natural Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Arlene Caldas,

    Affiliation: Universidade Federal do Maranhão, São Luis, Maranhão, Brazil

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  • Ana Paula de Souza,

    Affiliation: Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Moniz–FIOCRUZ, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Cláudia I. Brodskyn,

    Affiliation: Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Moniz–FIOCRUZ, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Camila Indiani de Oliveira,

    Affiliation: Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Moniz–FIOCRUZ, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Ivete Mendonca,

    Affiliation: Laboratorio de Leishmanioses, Instituto de Doencas Tropicais Natan Portella and Universidade Federal do Piaui, Teresina, Piaui, Brazil

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  • Carlos H. N. Costa,

    Affiliation: Laboratorio de Leishmanioses, Instituto de Doencas Tropicais Natan Portella and Universidade Federal do Piaui, Teresina, Piaui, Brazil

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  • Petr Volf,

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

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  • Aldina Barral,

    Affiliation: Centro de Pesquisas Goncalo Moniz–FIOCRUZ, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

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  • Shaden Kamhawi,

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

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  • Jesus G. Valenzuela mail

    jvalenzuela@niaid.nih.gov

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

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  • Published: March 23, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000638

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