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Research Article

Qualification of Standard Membrane-Feeding Assay with Plasmodium falciparum Malaria and Potential Improvements for Future Assays

  • Kazutoyo Miura mail,

    kmiura@niaid.nih.gov

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Bingbing Deng,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Gregory Tullo,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Ababacar Diouf,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Samuel E. Moretz,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Emily Locke,

    Affiliation: PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Merribeth Morin,

    Affiliation: PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Michael P. Fay,

    Affiliation: Biostatistics Research Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Carole A. Long

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: March 06, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057909

About the Authors

Kazutoyo Miura, Bingbing Deng, Gregory Tullo, Ababacar Diouf, Samuel E. Moretz, Carole A. Long
Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Emily Locke, Merribeth Morin
PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Michael P. Fay
Biostatistics Research Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: kmiura@niaid.nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KM EL MM CAL. Performed the experiments: KM BD GT AD SEM. Analyzed the data: KM EL MM MPF CAL. Wrote the paper: KM EL MM MPF CAL.