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Comparison of HCV Prevalence in Pakistan and Iran; An Insight into Future

Muhammad Sohail Afzal 1 , * , Tahir Ahmed 1 and Najam us Sahar Sadaf Zaidi 1
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1 Atta ur Rahman School of Applied Biosciences, National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
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  • Hepatitis Monthly: January 01, 2014, 14 (1); e11466
  • Published Online: January 12, 2014
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: April 9, 2013
  • Accepted: April 28, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.11466

To Cite: Afzal M S, Ahmed T, Zaidi N U S S. Comparison of HCV Prevalence in Pakistan and Iran; An Insight into Future, Hepat Mon. 2014 ; 14(1):e11466. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.11466.

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