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1114 Surveillance of kelch-13 mutation in Ghana

Location: Ghana (GH).

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Anita Ghansah is investigating Plasmodium falciparum genomic population structure in Ghana, specifically monitoring for occurrence of the kelch-13 mutation, known to confer drug resistance in South East Asia. This study is contributing to the Plasmodium Diversity Network Africa (PDNA), an African-led network investigating the genetic diversity and drug resistance of Plasmodium parasites across Africa.

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