Whole genome sequencing of field isolates reveals extensive genetic diversity in Plasmodium vivax from Colombia

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Cartwright, Reed; Cartwright, Reed; Herrera, Socrates; Arevalo-Herrera, Myriam; Schwartz, Rachel; Azevedo, Ricardo; Winter, David; Herrera, Sócrates; (2015)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 9,issue 12 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4692395, doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004252, doi: 10.1101/025338
  • Subject: bepress|Life Sciences|Biology | RC955-962 | Research Article | bepress|Life Sciences|Genetics and Genomics|Genomics | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Plasmodium vivax is the most prevalent malarial species in South America and exerts a substantial burden on the populations is affects. Its control and eventual elimination are a global health priority. Genomic research contributes to this objective by improving our und... View more