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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2015, Article ID 287651, 23 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/287651
Review Article

Malaria Prevention, Mefloquine Neurotoxicity, Neuropsychiatric Illness, and Risk-Benefit Analysis in the Australian Defence Force

Headquarters 2nd Division, Australian Army, Randwick Barracks, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia

Received 24 July 2015; Accepted 13 September 2015

Academic Editor: Remington L. Nevin

Copyright © 2015 Stuart McCarthy. 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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