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Research Article

Malaria Infected Mosquitoes Express Enhanced Attraction to Human Odor

  • Renate C. Smallegange mail,

    renate.smallegange@gmail.com (RCS); james.logan@lshtm.ac.uk (JL)

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Center, EH Wageningen, The Netherlands, Department of Disease Control, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom

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  • Geert-Jan van Gemert,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Marga van de Vegte-Bolmer,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Salvador Gezan,

    Affiliation: Department of Statistics, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Willem Takken,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Center, EH Wageningen, The Netherlands

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  • Robert W. Sauerwein,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • James G. Logan mail

    renate.smallegange@gmail.com (RCS); james.logan@lshtm.ac.uk (JL)

    Affiliation: Department of Disease Control, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: May 15, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063602

About the Authors

Renate C. Smallegange, Willem Takken
Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Center, EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
Renate C. Smallegange, James G. Logan
Department of Disease Control, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, United Kingdom
Geert-Jan van Gemert, Marga van de Vegte-Bolmer, Robert W. Sauerwein
Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Salvador Gezan
Department of Statistics, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: R. Smallegange JL R. Sauerwein. Performed the experiments: R. Smallegange. Analyzed the data: R. Smallegange JL SG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GvG MvdV R. Sauerwein. Wrote the paper: R. Smallegange JL SG GvG MvdV R. Sauerwein WT.