Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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High prevalence of Entamoeba histolytica and Enterobius vermicularis among elderly and mentally retarded residence in Golabchi center,Kashan,Iran 2006-2007

Sima Rasti 1 , * , Mohsen Arbabi 1 and Hossein Hooshyar 1
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1 Department of Parasitology & Mycology, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR Iran
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: September 01, 2012, 5 (4); 585-589
  • Published Online: September 9, 2012
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 25, 2012
  • Revised: March 12, 2012
  • Accepted: April 9, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.4576

To Cite: Rasti S, Arbabi M, Hooshyar H. High prevalence of Entamoeba histolytica and Enterobius vermicularis among elderly and mentally retarded residence in Golabchi center,Kashan,Iran 2006-2007, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2012 ; 5(4):585-589. doi: 10.5812/jjm.4576.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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