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Pulmonary Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 352850, 5 pages
Research Article

Patient’s Knowledge and Attitude towards Tuberculosis in an Urban Setting

1Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Institute of Child and Mother Health, Matuail, Dhaka 1362, Bangladesh
2Centre for Injury Prevention Bangladesh, Bangladesh

Received 30 June 2012; Accepted 13 December 2012

Academic Editor: Andrew Sandford

Copyright © 2012 Saria Tasnim 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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