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Whole Genome Sequencing of Field Isolates Reveals a Common Duplication of the Duffy Binding Protein Gene in Malagasy Plasmodium vivax Strains

  • Didier Menard mail,

    dmenard@pasteur-kh.org (DM); omp@pasteur.fr (OMP); serred@ccf.org (DS); paz@case.edu (PAZ)

    Affiliation: Unité d'Epidémiologie Moléculaire du Paludisme, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    ‡ These authors are first co-authors.

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  • Ernest R. Chan ,

    Affiliation: Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    ‡ These authors are first co-authors.

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  • Christophe Benedet,

    Affiliation: Unité d'Epidémiologie Moléculaire du Paludisme, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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  • Arsène Ratsimbasoa,

    Affiliation: Direction de la lutte contre les maladies infectieuses, Ministère de la santé, du planning familial et de la protection sociale du Madagascar, Antananarivo, Madagascar

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  • Saorin Kim,

    Affiliation: Unité d'Epidémiologie Moléculaire du Paludisme, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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  • Pheaktra Chim,

    Affiliation: Unité d'Epidémiologie Moléculaire du Paludisme, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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  • Catherine Do,

    Affiliation: Unité d'Epidémiologie Moléculaire du Paludisme, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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  • Benoit Witkowski,

    Affiliation: Unité d'Epidémiologie Moléculaire du Paludisme, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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  • Remy Durand,

    Affiliation: Laboratoire de Parasitologie-Mycologie, Hôpital Avicenne, AP-HP, Bobigny, France

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  • Marc Thellier,

    Affiliation: National Center for Malaria Research, AP-HP, CHU Pitie Salpêtrière, Paris, France

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  • Carlo Severini,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS), Rome, Italy

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  • Eric Legrand,

    Affiliation: Laboratoire de parasitologie, National Reference Centre of Malaria Resistance in French Guiana and West Indies, Institut Pasteur de la Guyane, Cayenne, French Guiana

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  • Lise Musset,

    Affiliation: Laboratoire de parasitologie, National Reference Centre of Malaria Resistance in French Guiana and West Indies, Institut Pasteur de la Guyane, Cayenne, French Guiana

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  • Bakri Y. M. Nour,

    Affiliation: Blue Nile National Institute for Communicable Diseases, University of Gezira, Wad Medani, Sudan

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  • Odile Mercereau-Puijalon mail,

    dmenard@pasteur-kh.org (DM); omp@pasteur.fr (OMP); serred@ccf.org (DS); paz@case.edu (PAZ)

    Affiliation: Unité d'lmmunologie Moléculaire des Parasites, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

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  • David Serre mail,

    dmenard@pasteur-kh.org (DM); omp@pasteur.fr (OMP); serred@ccf.org (DS); paz@case.edu (PAZ)

    Affiliation: Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    These authors co-supervised the study.

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  • Peter A. Zimmerman mail

    dmenard@pasteur-kh.org (DM); omp@pasteur.fr (OMP); serred@ccf.org (DS); paz@case.edu (PAZ)

    Affiliation: Center for Global Health and Diseases, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    These authors co-supervised the study.

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  • Published: November 21, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002489

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