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Is Tattooing a Risk Factor for Hepatitis C Transmission?: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Mahmoud Khodadost 1 , 2 , Khadije Maajani 3 , Masoumeh Arabsalmani 4 , Nader Mahdavi 5 , Reza Tabrizi 6 and Seyed Moayed Alavian 1 , 7 , *
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1 Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases (BRCGL), Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
5 Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
6 Health Policy Research Center, Institute of Health, Student Research Committee, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
7 Middle East Liver Diseases (MELD) Center, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Hepatitis Monthly: September 2017, 17 (9); e14308
  • Published Online: August 27, 2017
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: May 30, 2017
  • Accepted: July 22, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.14308

To Cite: Khodadost M, Maajani K, Arabsalmani M, Mahdavi N, Tabrizi R, et al. Is Tattooing a Risk Factor for Hepatitis C Transmission?: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Hepat Mon. 2017 ; 17(9):e14308. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.14308.

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