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Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases
Volume 2014, Article ID 703875, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/703875
Research Article

Seroprevalence and Seroconversion of Dengue and Implications for Clinical Diagnosis in Amazonian Children

1Centro de Ciências da Saúde e do Desporto, Universidade Federal do Acre, Campus Universitário, BR 364, Bairro Distrito Industrial, 69.919-900 Rio Branco, AC, Brazil
2Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Universidade de São Paulo, 14049-900 Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil

Received 18 June 2014; Revised 12 November 2014; Accepted 15 November 2014; Published 8 December 2014

Academic Editor: Alex Grinberg

Copyright © 2014 Antonio Camargo Martins 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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