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Ethics on malaria seroepidemiology






Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo 34 Suppl 9: S31-S32

Ethics on malaria seroepidemiology

This article discusses the problems of taking into account ethics when designing and conducting seroepidemiological studies.


Accession: 002373663

PMID: 1340631



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