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Genotyping

Comparison of Plasmodium falciparum allelic frequency distribution in different endemic settings by high-resolution genotyping

November 10, 2009 - 12:40 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Sonja Schoepflin, Francesca Valsangiacomo, Enmoore Lin, Benson Kiniboro, Ivo Mueller, Ingrid Felger
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2009, 8:250 (30 October 2009)

A description of allele frequencies of two polymorphic P. falciparum surface antigens from two sites of varying transmission intensity, Papua New Guinea and Tanzania. It confirms previous reports of a higher mean multiplicity of infection and increased genetic diversity in areas of higher endemicity.

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