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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 405740, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/405740
Research Article

Molecular and Morphological Characterization of Fasciola spp. Isolated from Different Host Species in a Newly Emerging Focus of Human Fascioliasis in Iran

1Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, P.O. Box 7134845794, Shiraz, Iran
2Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran

Received 10 January 2014; Revised 27 April 2014; Accepted 12 May 2014; Published 11 June 2014

Academic Editor: Guillermo Virkel

Copyright © 2014 Reza Shafiei 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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