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Multiple Origins and Regional Dispersal of Resistant dhps in African Plasmodium falciparum Malaria

By Richard J. Pearce, Hirva Pota, Marie-Solange B. Evehe, El-Hadj Bâ, Ghyslain Mombo-Ngoma, Allen L. Malisa, Rosalynn Ord, Walter Inojosa, Alexandre Matondo, Diadier A. Diallo, Wilfred Mbacham, Ingrid V. van den Broek, Todd D. Swarthout, Asefaw Getachew, Seyoum Dejene, Martin P. Grobusch, Fanta Njie, Samuel Dunyo, Margaret Kweku, Seth Owusu-Agyei, Daniel Chandramohan, Maryline Bonnet, Jean-Paul Guthmann, Sian Clarke, Karen I. Barnes, Elizabeth Streat, Stark T. Katokele, Petrina Uusiku, Chris O. Agboghoroma, Olufunmilayo Y. Elegba, Badara Cissé, Ishraga E. A-Elbasit, Hayder A. Giha, S. Patrick Kachur, Caroline Lynch, John B. Rwakimari, Pascalina Chanda, Moonga Hawela, Brian Sharp, Inbarani Naidoo and Cally Roper

Abstract

Cally Roper and colleagues analyze the distribution of sulfadoxine resistance mutations and flanking microsatellite loci to trace the emergence and dispersal of drug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Africa

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