High Levels of Genetic Diversity of Plasmodium falciparum Populations in Papua New Guinea despite Variable Infection Prevalence
Alyssa E Barry, Lee Schultz, Nicholas Senn, Joe Nale, Benson Kiniboro, Peter M Siba, Ivo Mueller, John C Reeder
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene | AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE | Published : 2013
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia
The samples used in the study were collected during a study of Intermittent Preventive Treatment in infants (IPTi) for malaria in Papua New Guinea supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This work was made possible with the support of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia through project grant 488221 and a Research Fellowship awarded to JCR, the Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support and Australian Government NHMRC IRIISS.