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Volume 28, Number 10—October 2022

Plasmodium falciparum pfhrp2 and pfhrp3 Gene Deletions and Relatedness to Other Global Isolates, Djibouti, 2019–2020

Eric Rogier1Comments to Author , Jessica N. McCaffery1, Mohamed Ali Mohamed, Camelia Herman, Doug Nace, Rachel Daniels, Naomi Lucchi, Sophie Jones, Ira Goldman, Michael Aidoo, Qin Cheng, Edie A. Kemenang, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar, and Jane Cunningham
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (E. Rogier, J.N. McCaffery, C. Herman, D. Nace, N. Lucchi, S. Jones, I. Goldman, M. Aidoo, V. Udhayakumar); Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA (J.N. McCaffery); Hôpital Général Peltier, Djibouti City, Djibouti (M.A. Mohamed); Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (R. Daniels); Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (R. Daniels); Australian Defence Force Malaria and Infectious Disease Institute, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (Q. Cheng); World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (E.A. Kemenang, J. Cunningham)

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Genetic relatedness of pfhrp2-deleted Plasmodium falciparum parasites from Djibouti, 2019–2020, compared with those from other countries*

Comparison Country Djibouti Eritrea Ethiopia Peru Sudan
Jost D pairwise Djibouti
Eritrea 0.530
Ethiopia 0.444 0.704
Peru 0.873 0.888 0.846
Sudan 0.920 0.817 0.879 0.994

Hendrick pairwise GST Djibouti
Eritrea 0.772
Ethiopia 0.679 0.843
Peru 0.977 0.972 0.953
Sudan 0.972 0.917 0.941 0.999
Suriname 0.998 0.949 1.000 0.991 0.990

*Darker shading indicates higher level of relatedness.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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