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A FRET-Based Real-Time PCR Assay to Identify the Main Causal Agents of New World Tegumentary Leishmaniasis

  • Pablo Tsukayama equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Pablo Tsukayama, Jorge H. Núñez

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6), Lima, Peru

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  • Jorge H. Núñez equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Pablo Tsukayama, Jorge H. Núñez

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6), Lima, Peru

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  • Maxy De Los Santos,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6), Lima, Peru

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  • Valeria Soberón,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6), Lima, Peru

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  • Carmen M. Lucas,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6), Lima, Peru

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  • Greg Matlashewski,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Quebec, Canada

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  • Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas,

    Affiliation: Leishmaniasis Working Group, Instituto de Medicina Tropical ‘Alexander von Humboldt’, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Marianela Ore,

    Affiliation: Hospital Militar Central, Lima, Perú

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  • G. Christian Baldeviano,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6), Lima, Peru

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  • Kimberly A. Edgel,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6), Lima, Peru

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  • Andres G. Lescano mail,

    willy.lescano@med.navy.mil

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6), Lima, Peru

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  • Paul C. F. Graf,

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6), Lima, Peru, Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory Department, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • David J. Bacon

    Affiliations: Department of Parasitology, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6), Lima, Peru, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Published: January 03, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001956

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