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This Week in PLOS

University of Florida researchers looked at genetic variation in lice in the context of louse ecotype and the infected human population in a PLOS One study. Investigators turned to genomic analyses to find 15 louse microsatellite markers that they subsequently used to genotype head and clothing lice from nearly 100 individuals in North America, Central America, Asia, and Europe.

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