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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2014, Article ID 186240, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/186240
Research Article

Isolation of Intestinal Parasites of Public Health Importance from Cockroaches (Blattella germanica) in Jimma Town, Southwestern Ethiopia

1Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Pathology, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
2Department of Statistics, College of Natural Sciences, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
3Department of Biology, College of Natural Sciences, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia

Received 5 August 2013; Accepted 9 November 2013; Published 4 February 2014

Academic Editor: Joseé F. Silveira

Copyright © 2014 Haji Hamu 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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