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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 372618, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/372618
Research Article

Issues in Delivering Morbidity Management for Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination: A Study in Pondicherry, South India

1Vector Control Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Medical Complex, Indira Nagar, Pondicherry 605 006, India
2National Institute of Epidemiology, Indian Council of Medical Research, Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Ayapakkam, Chennai 600077, India

Received 14 October 2011; Accepted 25 December 2011

Academic Editors: J. P. Akue, G. P. Borja-Cabrera, and A. Y. Debrah

Copyright © 2012 A. Krishna Kumari 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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