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Malaria Research and Treatment
Volume 2013, Article ID 398143, 9 pages
Research Article

Expanding Access to Malaria Diagnosis through Retail Shops in Western Kenya: What Do Shop Workers Think?

1Duke Global Health Institute, Trent Hall, Durham, NC, USA
2London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
3Moi University School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Nandi Rd, Eldoret, Kenya
4Webuye Demographic Surveillance Site Scientific Steering Committee, Eldoret, Kenya
5Duke University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Durham, NC, USA
6Moi University School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Nandi Rd, Eldoret, Kenya

Received 25 March 2013; Accepted 22 April 2013

Academic Editor: Polrat Wilairatana

Copyright © 2013 Andria Rusk 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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