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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 986573, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/986573
Review Article

Recent Advances on the Use of Biochemical Extracts as Filaricidal Agents

1Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Received 12 April 2013; Accepted 5 September 2013

Academic Editor: Yew-Min Tzeng

Copyright © 2013 Nazeh M. Al-Abd 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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