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ISRN Pediatrics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 574937, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/574937
Research Article

Targeted versus Universal Neonatal Hearing Screening in a Single Egyptian Center

1Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Abbassya Square, Cairo 11381, Egypt
2Audiology Unit, ENT Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Abbassya Square, Cairo 11381, Egypt
3Ministry of Health, Cairo, Egypt

Received 25 June 2013; Accepted 5 August 2013

Academic Editors: S. C. Aronoff and D. Hall

Copyright © 2013 Safaa S. Imam 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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