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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2013, Article ID 608367, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/608367
Research Article

Improved Method for the Detection and Quantification of Naegleria fowleri in Water and Sediment Using Immunomagnetic Separation and Real-Time PCR

Division of Foodborne, Waterborne and Environmental Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mail Stop D-66, Atlanta, GA 30329-4018, USA

Received 12 July 2013; Revised 26 August 2013; Accepted 11 September 2013

Academic Editor: José F. Silveira

Copyright © 2013 Bonnie J. Mull 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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