Novel Vectors of Malaria Parasites in the Western Highlands of Kenya
Jennifer Stevenson , Brandyce St. Laurent, Neil F. Lobo, Mary K. Cooke, Samuel C. Kahindi, Robin M. Oriango, Ralph E. Harbach, Jonathan Cox, and Chris Drakeley
Author affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (J. Stevenson, M.K. Cooke, J. Cox, C. Drakeley); University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA (B. St. Laurent, N.F. Lobo); Kenya Medical Research Institute Centre for Global Health Research, Kisumu, Kenya (S.C. Kahindi, R.M. Oriango); and Natural History Museum, London (R.E. Harbach)
Figure. . Phylogenetic tree of sequence group consensuses with National Center of Biotechnology Information reference sequences for Anopheles spp. mosquitoes caught in 2010 in Kisii District, Nyanza Highlands, western Kenya. Sequence groups of caught specimens arbitrarily named species A to J are ranked by abundance. Gray highlighting indicates study samples with sporozoites; dashed circles around text indicate study samples that match known African vectors. Scale bar represents nucleotide substitutions per 100 residues.
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