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Malaria Research and Treatment
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 8727131, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8727131
Research Article

Maternal Attitudes about Objectively Monitored Bednet Use in Rural Uganda

1Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
2Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
3Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
4Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda
5Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech), Mbarara, Uganda
6Oregon Health Sciences University and Portland State University School of Public Health, Portland, OR, USA

Received 11 May 2016; Revised 17 September 2016; Accepted 25 September 2016

Academic Editor: Robert Novak

Copyright © 2016 Paul J. Krezanoski 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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