Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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The Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Genotypes in Mazandaran Province, Iran

Parisa Ebrahimzadeh 1 , Mohammadreza Haghshenas 2 , * and Farhang Babamahmoodi 3
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1 Student Research Committee, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
2 Molecular and Cell Biology Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
3 Antimicrobial Resistance Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: April 2017, 10 (4); e40750
  • Published Online: January 4, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 8, 2016
  • Revised: November 17, 2016
  • Accepted: January 2, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.40750

To Cite: Ebrahimzadeh P, Haghshenas M, Babamahmoodi F. The Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Genotypes in Mazandaran Province, Iran, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2017 ; 10(4):e40750. doi: 10.5812/jjm.40750.

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