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Valid Consent for Genomic Epidemiology in Developing Countries

  • Dave A Chokshi mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: daveash@med.upenn.edu

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  • Mahamadou A Thera,
  • Michael Parker,
  • Mahamadou Diakite,
  • Julie Makani,
  • Dominic P Kwiatkowski,
  • Ogobara K Doumbo
  • Published: April 24, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0040095

About the Authors

Corresponding Author

Email: daveash@med.upenn.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DAC, DPK, and OKD conceived of the idea behind the paper. DAC, MAT, MP, MD, JM, DPK, and OKD contributed to writing the paper. MAT, MD, and OKD coordinated the genetic studies in Mali referred to in the paper; JM did the same for the studies conducted in Tanzania.