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Erratum to: PCR and dissection as tools to monitor filarial infection of Aedes polynesiensismosquitoes in French Polynesia

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The original article was published in Filaria Journal 2006 5:2

After publication of this work [1], we noted that we had inadvertently failed to include the complete list of all co-authors. The full list of authors has now been added and the Authors' contributions and Competing interests sections modified accordingly.


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    Plichart C, Sechan Y, Davies N, Legrand A-M: PCR and dissection as tools to monitor filarial infection of Aedes polynesiensis mosquitoes in French Polynesia. Filaria J. 2006, 5: 2-10.1186/1475-2883-5-2.

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We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the French Polynesia Government, the French Ministry of Overseas Territories, Institut Louis Malardé and the UC Berkeley Gump Station. We thank M. Faaruia, A. Tetuanui and M. Germain for their technical assistance in collecting, dissecting and rearing mosquitoes. We would also like to thank Dr Tom Burkot (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Atlanta, GA, USA) for his critical reading of the manuscript.

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Correspondence to Anne-Marie Legrand.

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AML designed and coordinated the study, YS oversaw mosquito collections, dissections and rearing, CP conceived and conducted PCR assays, data entry and data analysis, ND assisted with fieldwork design and statistical analysis, and SJL conceived of, and worked on the optimization of the PS-PCR assay.

The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/1475-2883-5-2

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