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Journal of Tropical Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 631460, 12 pages
Immunity to Visceral Leishmaniasis Using Genetically Defined Live-Attenuated Parasites
1Institute of Molecular Medicine, 254 Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi 110020, India
2Division of Emerging and Transfusion Transmitted Diseases, Office of Blood Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
3Institute of Pathology (Indian Council of Medical Research), Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi 110029, USA
Received 28 April 2011; Accepted 1 July 2011
Academic Editor: Christian Engwerda
Copyright © 2012 Angamuthu Selvapandiyan 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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