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Do We Have to Shift Three Doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine Instead of Four Doses in Chronic Renal Failure: Think Before Action

Baris Afsar 1 , *
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1 Department of Nephrology, Konya Numune State Hospital, Konya, Turkey
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  • Hepatitis Monthly: March 01, 2013, 13 (3); e8037
  • Published Online: March 13, 2013
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: September 3, 2012
  • Accepted: September 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.8037

To Cite: Afsar B. Do We Have to Shift Three Doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine Instead of Four Doses in Chronic Renal Failure: Think Before Action, Hepat Mon. 2013 ; 13(3):e8037. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.8037.

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