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Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The surveillance protocol was approved by the institutional review boards of UVG (Guatemala City, Guatemala) and CDC (Atlanta, GA) (CDC IRB #5150). Verbal consent was requested of patients in order to screen them for eligibility. Written, informed consent was obtained from eligible patients willing to participate. For patients < 18 years of age, parents or guardians were asked to provide written, informed consent for the participation of the patient. Children aged seven through 17 were asked for written informed assent.
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