Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavior of Hepatitis B Virus Infection Among Chinese Dental Interns

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To Cite : Li X, Kang H, Wang S, Deng Z, Yang T, et al. Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavior of Hepatitis B Virus Infection Among Chinese Dental Interns, Hepat Mon. 2015 ;15(5):e25079. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.15(5)2015.25079.
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