Development of a multiplex PCR assay for the identification of eight species members of the Thai Hyrcanus Group (Diptera: Culicidae)

  title={Development of a multiplex PCR assay for the identification of eight species members of the Thai Hyrcanus Group (Diptera: Culicidae)},
  author={Chayanit Hempolchom and Yasushi Otsuka and Visut Baimai and Sorawat Thongsahuan and Atiporn Saeung and Kritsana Taai and Wichai Srisuka and Pradya Somboon and Wej Choochote},
  journal={Applied Entomology and Zoology},
The Hyrcanus Group comprises important vectors of malaria because of Plasmodium vivax Grassi and Feletti and filariasis caused by Brugia malayi Brug in many countries of South, Southeast and East Asian regions. In Thailand, eight species members (Anopheles argyropus Swellengrebel, An. crawfordi Reid, An. nigerrimus Giles, An. nitidus Harrison, Scanlon & Reid, An. paraliae Sandosham, An. peditaeniatus Leicester, An. pursati Laveran and An. sinensis Wiedemann) of the Hyrcanus Group have been… 
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