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Valid Consent for Genomic Epidemiology in Developing Countries

  • Dave A Chokshi mail,

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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

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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.