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Biological invasions represent ideal systems for the study of evolutionary processes associated with colonization events. It has been hypothesized that the genetic diversity is generally decreasing from the centre of the range to the margins due to multiple founder events. Invasive populations offer the opportunity to test this hypothesis at a fine spatial(More)
An unprecedented pocket of intestinal schistosomiasis was discovered in the Republic of Djibouti in 1997. The first cases were diagnosed in French and Djiboutian tourists who presented initial symptoms of bilharzian infection after bathing in the fresh-water basin under Hassan Gari Bira Falls, near Randa. Seventeen cases were subsequently confirmed by(More)
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