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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 159578, 6 pages
Research Article

Proximity of Residence to Bodies of Water and Risk for West Nile Virus Infection: A Case-Control Study in Houston, Texas

1Center for Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
2Office of Surveillance and Public Health Preparedness, Houston Department of Health and Human Services, Houston, TX 77054, USA
3Office of Disease Control and Clinical Prevention, Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services, Houston, TX 77027, USA
4Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, TX 77054, USA

Received 1 August 2011; Revised 27 September 2011; Accepted 19 October 2011

Academic Editor: Roy A. Hall

Copyright © 2012 Melissa S. Nolan 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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