The Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus in Mashhad, Iran: A Population-Based Study

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To Cite : Shakeri M T, Nomani H, Ghayour Mobarhan M, Sima H R, Gerayli S, et al. The Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus in Mashhad, Iran: A Population-Based Study, Hepat Mon. 2013 ;13(3):e7723. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.7723.
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Abstract
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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