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Correction to: Polymorphisms in chloroquine resistance-associated genes in Plasmodium vivax in Ethiopia

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Malaria Journal201817:188

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2338-x

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The original article was published in Malaria Journal 2015 14:164

Correction to: Malaria J (2015) 14:164 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-015-0625-3

After publication of the original article [1], it came to the authors’ attention that the primers mentioned in Table 1 for the amplification of the pvcrt-o gene of Plasmodium vivax are not the ones actually used for the experiments. The correct primers and PCR product size are as below:
Table 1

Primers used for amplifications of pvcrt-o and pvmdr-1 marker genes

PCR

Sequences 5´ → 3´

Outer forward (OF)

CCA GTG AGA AGC CCC TGT TC

Outer reverse (OR)

CGA AGT ATG CGC GTG AAG

Nested forward (NF)

AAG AGC CGT CAA GCC ATC

Nested reverse (NR)

AGT TTC CCT CTA CAC CCG

pvcrt-o (Rseq)

GGG GAC GTC CTC TTG TAT TT

OF Outer forward, OR outer reverse, NF nested forward, NR nested reverse. Size (nested) 1190 bp

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
(2)
Department of Biology, LeTourneau University, Longview, TX, USA
(3)
Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
(4)
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Reference

  1. Golassa L, Erok B, Baliraine FN, Aseffa A, Swedberg G. Polymorphisms in chloroquine resistance-associated genes in Plasmodium vivax in Ethiopia. Malaria J. 2015;14:164. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-015-0625-3.View ArticleGoogle Scholar

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