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Figure 3 | Malaria Journal

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From: A novel, single-amplification PCR targeting mitochondrial genome highly sensitive and specific in diagnosing malaria among returned travellers in Bergen, Norway

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Sequencing of Plasmodium genus-specific mitochondrial PCR products reveals polymorphisms consequently identifying malaria species. Sequencing of the genus-specific mitochondrial PCR products, employing primers PgMt19 F3&B3 [21], gave high-quality sequences of full length. Run through BLAST the results showed that the four species were distinguished by two to six single nucleotide polymorphisms and one insert/deletion consequently allowing sequencing to be used as an alternative species-specific determination method in our cohort.

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