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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 831052, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/831052
Research Article

Comparison of Two Suspension Arrays for Simultaneous Detection of Five Biothreat Bacterial in Powder Samples

1Institute of Health Quarantine, Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine, Beijing 100123, China
2Chongqing International Travel Healthcare Center, Chongqing 400020, China
3West China School of Public Health, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China

Received 2 December 2011; Accepted 28 February 2012

Academic Editor: Sabah Mohammed

Copyright © 2012 Yu Yang 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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