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Longer-Term Assessment of Azithromycin for Reducing Childhood Mortality in Africa.

N Engl J Med 2019 06;380(23):2207-2214

From the Francis I. Proctor Foundation (J.D.K., C.C., E.L., Y.L., K.J.R., K.S.O., T.D., C.E.O., T.C.P., T.M.L.), the Departments of Ophthalmology (J.D.K., T.D., C.E.O., T.C.P., T.M.L.) and Epidemiology and Biostatistics (K.J.R., C.E.O., T.C.P., T.M.L.), and the Institute for Global Health Sciences (C.E.O., T.M.L.), University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, and the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley (K.S.O.) - both in California; and the Carter Center (A.M.A., R.M., N.B., S.E.A., M.M.A., E.K.C.) and Emory University (P.M.E.), Atlanta, and the International Trachoma Initiative, Decatur (P.M.E.) - all in Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1817213DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6512890PMC
June 2019

Unbiased Pathogen Detection and Host Gene Profiling for Conjunctivitis.

Ophthalmology 2019 Apr 4. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, San Francisco, California; Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2019.03.039DOI Listing
April 2019

Google Searches and Detection of Conjunctivitis Epidemics Worldwide.

Ophthalmology 2019 Apr 11. Epub 2019 Apr 11.

F. I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01616420183229
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2019.04.008DOI Listing
April 2019

Effect Modification by Baseline Mortality in the MORDOR Azithromycin Trial.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2019 Feb 7. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-1004DOI Listing
February 2019

Descemet Endothelial Thickness Comparison Trial: A Randomized Trial Comparing Ultrathin Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty with Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty.

Ophthalmology 2019 Jan 23;126(1):19-26. Epub 2018 Jun 23.

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, California; Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2018.05.019DOI Listing
January 2019

Antimicrobial resistance following mass azithromycin distribution for trachoma: a systematic review.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 Jan 3;19(1):e14-e25. Epub 2018 Oct 3.

Francis I Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA; Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30444-4DOI Listing
January 2019

Azithromycin and Childhood Mortality in Africa.

N Engl J Med 2018 10;379(14):1383-1384

University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1808346DOI Listing
October 2018

Identifying a sufficient core group for trachoma transmission.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 10 8;12(10):e0006478. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

F.I. Proctor Foundation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States of America.

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http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006478
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006478DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6175502PMC
October 2018

The distribution of district-level leprosy incidence in India is geometric-stable, consistent with subcriticality.

Epidemics 2018 09 14;24:21-25. Epub 2018 Feb 14.

F.I. Proctor Foundation, USA; Department of Ophthalmology, USA; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epidem.2018.02.002DOI Listing
September 2018

Anthropometry and Malaria among Children in Niger: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 Sep 12;99(3):665-669. Epub 2018 Jul 12.

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0214DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6169168PMC
September 2018

Effect of Antibiotics on Short-Term Growth among Children in Burkina Faso: A Randomized Trial.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 Sep 12;99(3):789-796. Epub 2018 Jul 12.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0342DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6169163PMC
September 2018

Association of Chlamydia trachomatis ompA genovar with trachoma phenotypes.

Eye (Lond) 2018 08 5;32(8):1411-1420. Epub 2018 Mar 5.

Francis I Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41433-018-0069-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6085303PMC
August 2018

Therapeutic Penetrating Keratoplasty Button Cultures in The Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II: A Randomized Trial Comparing Oral Voriconazole Versus Placebo.

Am J Ophthalmol 2018 Aug 6;192:142-145. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA; Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2018.05.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6584760PMC
August 2018

How Are Ocular Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Associated With Depression in Women With and Without Sjögren Syndrome?

Am J Ophthalmol 2018 07 12;191:42-48. Epub 2018 Apr 12.

F.I. Proctor Foundation, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2018.04.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6040656PMC
July 2018

Ocular Injury in United States Emergency Departments: Seasonality and Annual Trends Estimated from a Nationally Representative Dataset.

Am J Ophthalmol 2018 07 9;191:149-155. Epub 2018 May 9.

Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA; Francis I. Proctor Foundation, San Francisco, California, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2018.04.020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6014923PMC
July 2018

Seasonal and Temporal Trends in Childhood Conjunctivitis in Burkina Faso.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 Jul 10;99(1):229-232. Epub 2018 May 10.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.17-0642DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6085795PMC
July 2018

The Significance of Repeat Cultures in the Treatment of Severe Fungal Keratitis.

Am J Ophthalmol 2018 05 10;189:41-46. Epub 2018 Feb 10.

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, San Francisco, California; UCSF Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2018.02.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6034515PMC
May 2018

A Fragility Index: Handle with Care.

Ophthalmology 2018 May;125(5):649

University of California at San Francisco, FI Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology and Department of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, California.

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May 2018

Azithromycin to Reduce Childhood Mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa.

N Engl J Med 2018 Apr;378(17):1583-1592

From the Francis I. Proctor Foundation (J.D.K., K.J.R., C.C., E.L., K.S.O., T.C.P., T.M.L.), the Departments of Ophthalmology (J.D.K., T.C.P., T.M.L.) and Epidemiology and Biostatistics (T.C.P., T.M.L.), and the Institute for Global Health Sciences (T.C.P., T.M.L.), University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London (R.L.B., J.H.); the Dana Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore (S.K.W., J.W.); the Carter Center, Niamey, Niger (A.M.A.); Blantyre Institute for Community Outreach and the College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre (K.K.); National Institute for Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Z.M.); and the International Trachoma Initiative, Decatur (P.M.E.), and Emory University, Atlanta (P.M.E.) - both in Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1715474DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5849140PMC
April 2018

Spatial distribution of leprosy in India: an ecological study.

Infect Dis Poverty 2018 Mar 27;7(1):20. Epub 2018 Mar 27.

Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40249-018-0402-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5870368PMC
March 2018

Expert practice patterns and opinions on corneal cross-linking for infectious keratitis.

BMJ Open Ophthalmol 2018 16;3(1):e000112. Epub 2018 Mar 16.

Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjophth-2017-000112DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5895970PMC
March 2018

Clinical Age-Specific Seasonal Conjunctivitis Patterns and Their Online Detection in Twitter, Blog, Forum, and Comment Social Media Posts.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2018 02;59(2):910-920

Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-22818DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5815847PMC
February 2018

Short-term leprosy forecasting from an expert opinion survey.

PLoS One 2017 16;12(8):e0182245. Epub 2017 Aug 16.

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0182245PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5558979PMC
October 2017

Epidemiology of Conjunctivitis in US Emergency Departments.

JAMA Ophthalmol 2017 10;135(10):1119-1121

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.3319DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5773254PMC
October 2017

Hamiltonian Analysis of Subcritical Stochastic Epidemic Dynamics.

Comput Math Methods Med 2017 28;2017:4253167. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/4253167DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5592420PMC
October 2017

Metagenomic DNA Sequencing for the Diagnosis of Intraocular Infections.

Ophthalmology 2017 08 16;124(8):1247-1248. Epub 2017 May 16.

Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, California; Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.03.045DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5533302PMC
August 2017

Mass drug administration: the importance of synchrony.

Math Med Biol 2017 06;34(2):241-260

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0412, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/imammb/dqw005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6201266PMC
June 2017

Reply.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2017 06 3;69(6):1342. Epub 2017 May 3.

University of California San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.40085DOI Listing
June 2017

The Utility of Repeat Culture in Fungal Corneal Ulcer Management: A Secondary Analysis of the MUTT-I Randomized Clinical Trial.

Am J Ophthalmol 2017 Jun 4;178:157-162. Epub 2017 Apr 4.

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, San Francisco, California; Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2017.03.032DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5493314PMC
June 2017

Trachomatous Scar Ranking: A Novel Outcome for Trachoma Studies.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 Jun;96(6):1378-1381

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.16-0958DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5462575PMC
June 2017

The Draw(backs) of Big Data.

JAMA Ophthalmol 2017 05;135(5):422-423

F. I. Proctor Foundation, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.0703DOI Listing
May 2017

The Challenge of Controlling Infectious Keratitis.

Am J Ophthalmol 2017 04 4;176:xv-xvi. Epub 2017 Feb 4.

Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2017.01.011DOI Listing
April 2017

Uncertainties in Big Data When Using Internet Surveillance Tools and Social Media for Determining Patterns in Disease Incidence-Reply.

JAMA Ophthalmol 2017 04;135(4):402-403

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco2Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.0140DOI Listing
April 2017

A Bayesian Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Antimetabolite Therapies for Non-Infectious Uveitis.

Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2017 02 16;24(1):63-70. Epub 2016 Dec 16.

a F. I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco , San Francisco , CA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09286586.2016.1255764DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5738326PMC
February 2017

Surveillance Tools Emerging From Search Engines and Social Media Data for Determining Eye Disease Patterns.

JAMA Ophthalmol 2016 Sep;134(9):1024-30

Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco2F. I. Proctor Foundation, University of California San Francisco3Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.2267DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5227006PMC
September 2016

Use of adjunctive topical corticosteroids in bacterial keratitis.

Curr Opin Ophthalmol 2016 Jul;27(4):353-7

aFrancis I. Proctor Foundation bDepartment of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA cAravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, India dDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICU.0000000000000273DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6038813PMC
July 2016

Evaluating Subcriticality during the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa.

PLoS One 2015 20;10(10):e0140651. Epub 2015 Oct 20.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America; Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America; Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4618845PMC
June 2016

Changing Azole Resistance: A Secondary Analysis of the MUTT I Randomized Clinical Trial.

JAMA Ophthalmol 2016 Jun;134(6):693-6

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco4Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco6Department of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.0530DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4962688PMC
June 2016

Erratum to: Short-term forecasting of the prevalence of clinical trachoma: utility of including delayed recovery and tests for infection.

Parasit Vectors 2016 Jun 9;9(1):327. Epub 2016 Jun 9.

F.I. Proctor Foundation, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus, Medical Sciences 309A, San Francisco, CA, 94143-0944, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-016-1588-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4901435PMC
June 2016

The permuted locus trial--Well suited for emerging pathogens?

Contemp Clin Trials 2016 Mar 11;47:72-3. Epub 2015 Dec 11.

F.I. Proctor Foundation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA; Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA; Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2015.12.008DOI Listing
March 2016

Microbial keratitis: a community eye health approach.

Community Eye Health 2015 ;28(89):1-2

Professor Emeritus, Francis I Proctor Foundation and Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4579989PMC
October 2015

Expert opinion in the management of aqueous Deficient Dry Eye Disease (DED).

BMC Ophthalmol 2015 Oct 13;15:133. Epub 2015 Oct 13.

F.I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, Room S309, 513 Parnassus Ave, UCSF, San Francisco, CA, 94143-0412, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12886-015-0122-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4604775PMC
October 2015

Short-term forecasting of the prevalence of clinical trachoma: utility of including delayed recovery and tests for infection.

Parasit Vectors 2015 Oct 22;8:535. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

F.I. Proctor Foundation, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus, Medical Sciences 309A, San Francisco, CA, 94143-0944, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-1115-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4618840PMC
October 2015

Spatial heterogeneity in projected leprosy trends in India.

Parasit Vectors 2015 Oct 22;8:542. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-1124-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4618538PMC
October 2015