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Research Article

Heterogeneous Host Susceptibility Enhances Prevalence of Mixed-Genotype Micro-Parasite Infections

  • Wopke van der Werf equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Wopke van der Werf, Lia Hemerik

    Affiliation: Centre for Crop Systems Analysis, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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  • Lia Hemerik equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Wopke van der Werf, Lia Hemerik

    Affiliation: Biometris, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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  • Just M. Vlak,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Virology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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  • Mark P. Zwart mail

    marzwa@upvnet.upv.es

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Virology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands, Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas-UPV, Valencia, Spain, Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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  • Published: June 30, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002097

About the Authors

Wopke van der Werf
Centre for Crop Systems Analysis, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Lia Hemerik
Biometris, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Just M. Vlak, Mark P. Zwart
Laboratory of Virology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Mark P. Zwart
Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas-UPV, Valencia, Spain
Mark P. Zwart
Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiology Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

Email: marzwa@upvnet.upv.es

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WvdW LH JMV MPZ. Performed the experiments: MPZ. Analyzed the data: WvdW LH MPZ. Wrote the paper: WvdW LH JMV MPZ.