Genetic Spatiotemporal Anatomy of Plasmodium vivax Malaria Episodes in Greece, 2009–2013
Gregory Spanakos, Georges Snounou, Danai Pervanidou, Michael Alifrangis, Anna Rosanas-Urgell, Agoritsa Baka, Maria Tseroni, Annita Vakali, Evdokia Vassalou, Eleni Patsoula, Herve Zeller, Wim Van Bortel, Christos Hadjichristodoulou
, and for the MALWEST Project
Author affiliations: Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Marousi, Greece (G. Spanakos, D. Pervanidou, A. Baka, M. Tseroni, A. Vakali); Sorbonne Universités, Paris, France (G. Snounou); Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Paris (G. Snounou); ERL Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris (G. Snounou); University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (M. Alifrangis); Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium (A. Rosanas-Urgell); National School of Public Health, Athens, Greece (E. Vassalou, E. Patsoula); European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden (H. Zeller, W. Van Bortel); University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece (C. Hadjichristodoulou)
Figure 1. Geographic origin of Plasmodium vivax cases analyzed, Greece, 2009–2013. The 2 foci of transmission are Laconia and Kardhítsa (in bold). Size of dots is proportional to number of cases. Samples from Attica were distributed widely throughout this large regional unit, which includes Athens.
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