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c.136G

Children with Plasmodium vivax infection previously observed in Namibia, were Duffy negative and carried a c.136G > A mutation

August 25, 2021 - 16:53 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Haiyambo DH, Aleksenko L, Mumbengegwi D, Bock R, Uusiku P, Malleret B, Rénia L, Quaye IK
Reference: 
BMC Infect Dis. 2021 Aug 21;21(1):856

In a previous study, using a molecular approach, we reported the presence of P. vivax in Namibia. Here, we have extended our investigation to the Duffy antigen genetic profile of individuals of the same cohort with and without Plasmodium infections.

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