Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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Evaluation of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Antibody Positive Orphan Newborns

Mazyar Ziyaeyan 1 , * , Marziyeh Jamalidoust 1 and Mahsa Moeini 1
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1 Professor Alborzi Clinical Microbiology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: October 01, 2012, 6 (1); 72-75
  • Published Online: October 24, 2012
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 22, 2012
  • Revised: May 7, 2012
  • Accepted: May 21, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.4229

To Cite: Ziyaeyan M, Jamalidoust M, Moeini M. Evaluation of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Antibody Positive Orphan Newborns, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2012 ; 6(1):72-75. doi: 10.5812/jjm.4229.

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