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Genome-Scale Multilocus Microsatellite Typing of Trypanosoma cruzi Discrete Typing Unit I Reveals Phylogeographic Structure and Specific Genotypes Linked to Human Infection

  • Martin S. Llewellyn mail,

    martin.llewellyn@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Michael A. Miles,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Hernan J. Carrasco,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Los Chaguaramos, Caracas, Venezuela

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  • Michael D. Lewis,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Matthew Yeo,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Jorge Vargas,

    Affiliation: Centro Nacional de Enfermedades Tropicales, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

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  • Faustino Torrico,

    Affiliation: Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Patricio Diosque,

    Affiliation: Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Instituto de Patologia Experimental, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Salta, Argentina

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  • Vera Valente,

    Affiliation: Instituto Evandro Chagas, Rodovia, Belem, Para, Brazil

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  • Sebastiao A. Valente,

    Affiliation: Instituto Evandro Chagas, Rodovia, Belem, Para, Brazil

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  • Michael W. Gaunt

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: May 01, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000410

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