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Cytokine Profiling in Immigrants with Clinical Malaria after Extended Periods of Interrupted Exposure to Plasmodium falciparum

  • Gemma Moncunill mail,

    gemma.moncunill@cresib.cat

    Affiliation: Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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  • Alfredo Mayor,

    Affiliations: Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça, Maputo, Mozambique

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  • Azucena Bardají,

    Affiliation: Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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  • Laura Puyol,

    Affiliation: Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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  • Augusto Nhabomba,

    Affiliation: Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça, Maputo, Mozambique

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  • Diana Barrios,

    Affiliation: Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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  • Ruth Aguilar,

    Affiliations: Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça, Maputo, Mozambique

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  • María-Jesús Pinazo,

    Affiliation: Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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  • Mercè Almirall,

    Affiliation: Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain

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  • Cristina Soler,

    Affiliation: Hospital Santa Caterina de Salt, Girona, Catalonia, Spain

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  • José Muñoz,

    Affiliation: Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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  • Joaquim Gascón,

    Affiliation: Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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  • Carlota Dobaño

    Affiliations: Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça, Maputo, Mozambique

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  • Published: August 14, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073360

About the Authors

Gemma Moncunill, Alfredo Mayor, Azucena Bardají, Laura Puyol, Diana Barrios, Ruth Aguilar, María-Jesús Pinazo, José Muñoz, Joaquim Gascón, Carlota Dobaño
Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Alfredo Mayor, Augusto Nhabomba, Ruth Aguilar, Carlota Dobaño
Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça, Maputo, Mozambique
Mercè Almirall
Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain
Cristina Soler
Hospital Santa Caterina de Salt, Girona, Catalonia, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: gemma.moncunill@cresib.cat

Competing Interests

The co-author Alfredo Mayor is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board member. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CD AM GM. Performed the experiments: GM DB. Analyzed the data: GM CD. Wrote the manuscript: GM CD. Performed clinical diagnosis, management of malaria patients and collected clinical data: MJP MA CS JM JG AB. Coordinated data compilation and performed blood sample processing: RA LP DB AN.