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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 498918, 4 pages
Microalbuminuria and Glomerular Filtration Rate in Paediatric Visceral Leishmaniasis
1Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences (Indian Council of Medical Research), Agam Kuan, Patna 800 007, India
2Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences (Indian Council of Medical Research), Agam Kuan, Patna 800 007, India
Received 29 April 2013; Accepted 10 June 2013
Academic Editor: Subash Babu
Copyright © 2013 Neena Verma 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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