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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2015, Article ID 378643, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/378643
Research Article

Molecular Characterization and Risk Factors of Giardia duodenalis among School Children from La Habana, Cuba

1Department of Parasitology, Tropical Medicine Institute “Pedro Kourí”, Autopista Novia del Mediodía Km 61/2 e/Autopista Nacional y Carretera Central, Habana, Cuba
2Paediatric Hospital “William Soler”, Avenida 100 y Perla, Altahabana, Boyeros, Habana, Cuba
3Institute of Parasitology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Received 30 August 2015; Accepted 29 October 2015

Academic Editor: Bernard Marchand

Copyright © 2015 Luis Enrique Jerez Puebla 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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