Substantial population structure of <i>Plasmodium vivax</i> in Thailand facilitates…

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by Veerayuth Kittichai, Cristian Koepfli, Wang Nguitragool, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, Liwang Cui Background Plasmodium vivax transmission in Thailand has been substantially reduced over the past 10 years, yet it remains highly endemic along international borders. Understanding the genetic relationship of residual parasite populations can help track the origins of the parasites that are reintroduced into malaria-free regions within the country. Methodology/Results A total of 127 P

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Substantial population structure of <i>Plasmodium vivax</i> in Thailand facilitates…