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Volume 13, Number 8—August 2007


Possible Autochthonous Malaria from Marseille to Minneapolis

Barbara Doudier*†, Hervé Bogreau†, Aaron DeVries‡, Nicolas Ponçon§, William M Stauffer‡, Didier Fontenille§, Christophe Rogier†, and Philippe Parola*†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Hôpital Nord, Marseille, France; †Institut de Médecine Tropicale du Service de Santé des Armées, Marseille, France; ‡University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; §Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Montpellier, France;

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Table 1

Microsatellite loci genotyping and single nucleotide polymorphism in drug-resistant genes

C4M79 Pf2689 Pf2802 7A11 C4M69 TRAP
Autochthonous 1* 190 87 141 88 378 132
Autochthonous 2† 221 95 138 99 364 149
3D7‡ 221 87 138 94 364 137
W2‡ 188 87 146 109 319 140

*Patient 1, Plasmodium falciparum diagnosed in France.
†Patient 2, P. falciparum diagnosed in the United States.
‡Two parasite strains (3D7 and W2) were genotyped as a positive control; water was used as a negative control.

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