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Malaria Research and Treatment
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 308069, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/308069
Research Article

Assessment of Clinical Diagnosis, Microscopy, Rapid Diagnostic Tests, and Polymerase Chain Reaction in the Diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum in Nigeria

1Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, PMB 4400, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria
2Department of Biomedical Science, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, PMB 4400, Osogbo, Nigeria
3Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Osun State University, PMB 4494, Osogbo, Nigeria

Received 3 June 2013; Revised 29 September 2013; Accepted 30 September 2013

Academic Editor: Neena Valecha

Copyright © 2013 Olusola Ojurongbe 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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