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ISRN AIDS
Volume 2012, Article ID 307917, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/307917
Research Article

Who Is Going for VCT? A Case Study in Urban Burkina Faso

1Pôle Epidémiologie et Biostatistique, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC), Faculté de Santé Publique (FSP), Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Chapelle-aux-Champs, 30, B1. 30. 02, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
2Centre Muraz, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
3Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
4Département de Santé Publique, Université de Ouagadougou, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
5CHRU Montpellier and Université Montpellier 1, Montpellier, France

Received 22 October 2012; Accepted 3 December 2012

Academic Editors: M. Luo, F.-X. Mbopi-Keou, and M. Patel

Copyright © 2012 Fati Kirakoya-Samadoulougou 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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