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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2016, Article ID 6120701, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6120701
Research Article

Efforts to Improve Immunization Coverage during Pregnancy among Ob-Gyns

1Department of Research, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA
2Department of Psychology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA
3Practice Division, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

Received 12 November 2015; Revised 6 January 2016; Accepted 10 January 2016

Academic Editor: Faustino R. Perez-Lopez

Copyright © 2016 Katherine M. Jones 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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