New Diagnostic Algorithm for Chagas Disease: Impact on Ac-cess to Diagnosis and Out of Pocket Expenditures in Colombia

  • Mario J. OLIVERA Instituto Nacional de Salud, Grupo de Parasitología, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia Javeriana AND Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Programme in Health Economics, Bogotá D.C., Colombia
  • Kevin A. CHAVERRA Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Programme in Health Economics, Bogotá D.C., Colombia
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Published
2019-07-01
How to Cite
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OLIVERA MJ, CHAVERRA KA. New Diagnostic Algorithm for Chagas Disease: Impact on Ac-cess to Diagnosis and Out of Pocket Expenditures in Colombia. Iran J Public Health. 48(7):1379-1381.
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Letter to the Editor