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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 240807, 7 pages
Fascioliasis Control: In Vivo and In Vitro Phytotherapy of Vector Snail to Kill Fasciola Larva
Malacology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur 273009, India
Received 22 July 2011; Accepted 26 August 2011
Academic Editor: Wej Choochote
Copyright © 2011 Kumari Sunita and D. K. Singh. 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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