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Volume 2012, Article ID 593947, 5 pages
Review Article

Immunodiagnostic Methods: What Is Their Role in Areas of Low Endemicity?

Schistosomiasis Laboratory, Rene Rachou Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), Avenida Augusto de Lima, 1715/201 Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil

Received 8 November 2012; Accepted 28 November 2012

Academic Editors: S. Amaral Gonçalves da Silva, P. M. L. Dutra, and P. Grellier

Copyright © 2012 Rafaella Fortini Queiroz Grenfell 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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