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Volume 24, Number 3—March 2018
Research

Major Threat to Malaria Control Programs by Plasmodium falciparum Lacking Histidine-Rich Protein 2, Eritrea

Araia Berhane, Karen F. Anderson, Selam Mihreteab, Karryn Gresty, Eric Rogier, Salih Mohamed, Filmon Hagos, Ghirmay Embaye, Anderson Chinorumba, Assefash Zehaie, Simone Dowd, Norman C. Waters, Michelle L. Gatton, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, Qin ChengComments to Author , and Jane Cunningham
Author affiliations: Ministry of Health, Asmara, Eritrea (A. Berhane, S. Mihreteab, S. Mohamed, F. Hagos, G. Embaye); Australian Defence Force Malaria and Infectious Disease Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (K. Anderson, K. Gresty, S. Dowd, Q. Cheng); QIMR–Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane (K. Anderson, K. Gresty, S. Dowd, Q. Cheng); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (E. Rogier, V. Udhayakumar); World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (A. Chinorumba, J. Cunningham); World Health Organization, Asmara (A. Zehaie); Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA (N.C. Waters); Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane (M.L. Gatton)

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Figure 5

Genetic relatedness among Plasmodium falciparum parasite populations in Eritrea differing in pfhrp2 and pfhrp3 status (A) and comparison of parasite populations from Eritrea and Peru (B). Plots were produced by using Phyloviz software (24) at a cutoff value of 2 (minimum differences for 2 loci). Numbered circles indicate specific haplotypes. Circle sizes indicate number of samples with a particular haplotype. pfhrp, P. falciparum histidine-rich protein; – negative; +, positive.

Figure 5. Genetic relatedness among Plasmodium falciparum parasite populations in Eritrea differing in pfhrp2 and pfhrp3 gene status (A) and comparison of parasite populations from Eritrea and Peru (B). Plots were produced by using Phyloviz software (24) at a cutoff value of 2 (minimum differences for 2 loci). Numbered circles indicate specific haplotypes. Circle sizes indicate number of samples with a particular haplotype. pfhrp, P. falciparum histidine-rich protein; – negative; +, positive.

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