Hepatitis A Virus and Hepatitis E Virus Seroprevalence Among Blood Donors in Tehran, Iran

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To Cite : Hesamizadeh K, Sharafi H, Keyvani H, Alavian S M, Najafi-Tireh Shabankareh A, et al. Hepatitis A Virus and Hepatitis E Virus Seroprevalence Among Blood Donors in Tehran, Iran, Hepat Mon. 2016 ;16(1):e32215. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.32215.
Abstract
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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