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Detection of Hepatitis B Virus Covalently Closed Circular DNA in the Plasma of Iranian HBeAg-Negative Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B

Zahra Tajik 1 , Hossein Keyvani 2 , Farah Bokharaei-Salim 2 , 3 , * , Mohammad Reza Zolfaghari 1 , Shahin Fakhim 4 , Maryam Keshvari 5 and Seyed Moayed Alavian 6 , 7
Authors Information
1 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Qom Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qom, IR Iran
2 Department of Virology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 HIV Laboratory of National Center, Deputy of Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Payame Noor University, Karaj, IR Iran
5 Blood Transfusion Research Center, High Institute for Research and Education in Transfusion Medicine, Tehran, IR Iran
6 Middle East Liver Disease Center, Tehran, IR Iran
7 Iran Hepatitis Network, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Hepatitis Monthly: September 2015, 15 (9); e30790
  • Published Online: September 29, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 15, 2015
  • Revised: August 16, 2015
  • Accepted: August 30, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.30790

To Cite: Tajik Z, Keyvani H, Bokharaei-Salim F, Zolfaghari M R, Fakhim S, et al. Detection of Hepatitis B Virus Covalently Closed Circular DNA in the Plasma of Iranian HBeAg-Negative Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B, Hepat Mon. 2015 ;15(9):e30790. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.30790.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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