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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 252971, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/252971
Research Article

Molecular and Clinical Characterization of Giardia duodenalis Infection in Preschool Children from Lisbon, Portugal

1Unidade de Clínica Tropical e Centro de Malária e Doenças Tropicais-LA, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Rua da Junqueira 100, 1349-008 Lisboa, Portugal
2Departamento de Pediatria Médica, Hospital Dona Estefânia, Rua Jacinta Marto, 1169-045 Lisboa, Portugal
3Serviço de Pediatria Instituto Português de Oncologia de Lisboa Francisco Gentil, Rua Professor Lima Bastos, 1099-023 Lisboa, Portugal
4Graduated Program in Areas of Basic and Applied Biology, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, s/n, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

Received 5 April 2013; Accepted 25 June 2013

Academic Editor: C. Genchi

Copyright © 2013 Filipa Santana Ferreira 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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