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Research Article

The Incidence of Molluscum contagiosum among American Indians and Alaska Natives

  • Mary G. Reynolds mail,

    nzr6@cdc.gov

    Affiliation: Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Robert C. Holman,

    Affiliation: Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Krista L. Yorita Christensen,

    Affiliation: Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • James E. Cheek,

    Affiliation: Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Office of Public Health Support, Indian Health Service, USDHHS, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Inger K. Damon

    Affiliation: Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: April 21, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005255

About the Authors

Mary G. Reynolds, Inger K. Damon
Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Robert C. Holman, Krista L. Yorita Christensen
Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
James E. Cheek
Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Office of Public Health Support, Indian Health Service, USDHHS, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: nzr6@cdc.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MGR RCH JEC IKD. Performed the experiments: MGR RCH KLYC. Analyzed the data: MGR RCH KLYC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JEC. Wrote the paper: MGR RCH KLYC IKD.