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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 516042, 11 pages
Review Article

Immunodiagnosis of Neurocysticercosis: Ways to Focus on the Challenge

Departamento de Immunología, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), A.P. 70228, Ciudad Universitaria, C.P. 04510 México City, DF, Mexico

Received 1 June 2011; Revised 22 August 2011; Accepted 23 August 2011

Academic Editor: Luis I. Terrazas

Copyright © 2011 M. Esquivel-Velázquez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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