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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 675145, 8 pages
Isolation and Identification of Free-Living Amoebae from Tap Water in Sivas, Turkey
1Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Cumhuriyet University, 58140 Sivas, Turkey
2Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Letters, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, 46100 Kahramanmaras, Turkey
3Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Cumhuriyet University, 58140 Sivas, Turkey
4Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacology, Cumhuriyet University, 58140 Sivas, Turkey
5CUTFAM Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Cumhuriyet University, 58140 Sivas, Turkey
Received 9 April 2013; Revised 11 June 2013; Accepted 27 June 2013
Academic Editor: Gernot Zissel
Copyright © 2013 Kübra Açıkalın Coşkun 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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