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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2016, Article ID 7376207, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7376207
Research Article

Development of a Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification for Diagnosis of Ascaris lumbricoides in Fecal Samples

1Institute of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, P.O. Box 62000-00200, Nairobi, Kenya
2Centre for Biotechnology Research and Development, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), P.O. Box 54840-00200 Nairobi, Kenya
3Vector Borne Disease Control Unit Laboratory, Msambweni County Referral Hospital, P.O. Box 8, Msambweni, Kenya

Received 3 May 2016; Revised 26 August 2016; Accepted 18 September 2016

Academic Editor: Tarig B. Higazi

Copyright © 2016 Esther A. Shiraho 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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