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Hepatitis C Prevalence Among Iranian Female prisoners

Fatemeh Abdi 1 , *
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1 Department of Nosocomial Infection Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
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  • Hepatitis Monthly: September 01, 2012, 12 (9); e8130
  • Published Online: September 30, 2012
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: August 15, 2012
  • Revised: September 1, 2012
  • Accepted: September 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.8130

To Cite: Abdi F. Hepatitis C Prevalence Among Iranian Female prisoners, Hepat Mon. 2012 ; 12(9):e8130. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.8130.

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