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Abstracts presented between 2011 and 2014

Between 2011-2014, abstracts presented at the AES Annual Meeting were published in Epilepsy Currents

Following is an example of how citations for these abstracts should appear:

Michael Berg et al. (2014) Equivalence among Generic AEDs (Equigen) – Single Dose Study. AES 2014 Annual Meeting Online Abstract Supplement. Epilepsy Currents: January/February 2015, Vol. 15, No. s1, pp. 1-578. doi:


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Following is an example of how citations for these abstracts should appear:

S. Seinfeld et al. (2010) Epilepsy After Febrile Seizures: Twins Suggest Genetic Influence. AES 2010 Annual Meeting Abstract Database.