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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 949216, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/949216
Research Article

Assessment of the Incidence of Enteric Adenovirus Species and Serotypes in Surface Waters in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa: Tyume River as a Case Study

Applied and Environmental Microbiology Research Group (AEMREG), Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Fort Hare, Alice 5700, South Africa

Received 14 August 2012; Accepted 2 October 2012

Academic Editors: G.-C. Fang and M. Schootman

Copyright © 2012 Timothy Sibanda and Anthony I. Okoh. 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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