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Acknowledgments: We thank the Vector Genetic Laboratory (University of California) for cooperation during the entire period of this study; Claudio Meneses for invaluable technical assistance during mosquito rearing and PCR optimization; Dr. Mark Benedict for suggestions and literature that made this study possible; and Dr. Heather Ferguson for reviewing the manuscript before submission.
Financial support: We acknowledge the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for financial support through a fellowship awarded to KRN to work at UC Davis. This research forms part of a VIDI Grant 864.03.004 from the Dutch Scientific Organization (NWO) awarded to BGJK. In addition, we acknowledge support to GCL through Grant AI040308 from the National Institutes of Health.
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