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Controversies in the Screening of Hepatitis C Virus Among First-Degree Family Members of the Affected Patients

Parivash Davoodian 1 , * and Hamidreza Mahboobi 1
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1 Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Hormozgan Health Institute, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran
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  • Hepatitis Monthly: March 2018, 18 (3); e45233
  • Published Online: February 5, 2017
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: December 31, 2016
  • Revised: January 23, 2017
  • Accepted: January 31, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.45233

To Cite: Davoodian P, Mahboobi H. Controversies in the Screening of Hepatitis C Virus Among First-Degree Family Members of the Affected Patients, Hepat Mon. 2018 ; 18(3):e45233. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.45233.

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