Differentiating Dracunculus medinensis from D. insignis, by the sequence analysis of the 18S rRNA gene.

Abstract

This study, undertaken as a component of the global Dracunculiasis Eradication Program (DEP), was designed to provide molecular tools to distinguish Dracunculus medinensis, the nematode causing human dracunculiasis, from other tissue-dwelling nematodes, including other Dracunculus species that infect humans and other animals. DNA was extracted from D… (More)

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