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Volume 2014, Article ID 351281, 7 pages
Research Article

Falciparum Malaria as an Emerging Cause of Fever in Adults Living in Gabon, Central Africa

1Department of Parasitology Mycology, Faculty of Medicine, Université des Sciences de la Santé, BP 4009 Libreville, Gabon
2Malaria Clinical and Operational Research Unit, Regional Hospital of Melen, Libreville, Gabon
3Emergency Unit, Centre Hospitalier de Libreville, Libreville, Gabon

Received 18 October 2013; Revised 4 March 2014; Accepted 8 April 2014; Published 30 April 2014

Academic Editor: Seth Owusu-Agyei

Copyright © 2014 Marielle K. Bouyou-Akotet 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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