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Hepatitis C Virus Seroprevalence and Associated Risk Factors Among Male Drug Injectors in Kermanshah, Iran

Asaad Sharhani 1 , 2 , Yadollah Mehrabi 1 , Alireza Noroozi 3 , 4 , Maryam Nasirian 5 , 6 , Peter Higgs 7 , Ahmad Hajebi 8 , Behrooz Hamzeh 9 , Nahid Khademi 10 , Mehdi Noroozi 11 , Ebrahim Shakiba 12 and Koorosh Etemad 1 , 2 , *
Authors Information
1 Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Student Research Committee, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
3 Psychiatrist, Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies (INCAS), Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Department of Neuroscience and Addiction, School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5 Faculty of Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department, Health School, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
6 HIV/STI Surveillance Research Center, and WHO Collaborating Center for HIV Surveillance, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
7 Department of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora 3083
8 Research Center for Addiction and Risky Behaviors (ReCARB), Psychiatric Department, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
9 Research Center for Environmental Determinants of Health, School of Public Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
10 CDC Department, Kermanshah Health Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
11 Social Determinants of Health Research Center, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
12 Department of Clinical Biochemistery, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
Article information
  • Hepatitis Monthly: October 2017, 17 (10); e58739
  • Published Online: October 25, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 25, 2017
  • Revised: September 1, 2017
  • Accepted: October 7, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/hepatmon.58739

To Cite: Sharhani A, Mehrabi Y, Noroozi A, Nasirian M, Higgs P, et al. Hepatitis C Virus Seroprevalence and Associated Risk Factors Among Male Drug Injectors in Kermanshah, Iran, Hepat Mon. 2017 ; 17(10):e58739. doi: 10.5812/hepatmon.58739.

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1. Background
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