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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2012, Article ID 761269, 4 pages
Review Article

The Importance of Definitive Diagnosis in Chronic Schistosomiasis, with Reference to Schistosoma haematobium

Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA

Received 6 January 2012; Accepted 9 April 2012

Academic Editor: Francisca Mutapi

Copyright © 2012 Clive Shiff. 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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