Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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Seroprevalence of HIV in Newly Detected Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Khuzestan, Iran: Should HIV Testing Be Included in National Tuberculosis Program in This Region?

Seyed Mohammad Alavi 1 , * , Hamid Moradzadegan 1 and Mohammad Mehdi Khoshkhoy 1
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1 Jundishapur Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: March 01, 2013, 6 (2); 193-196
  • Published Online: March 2, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 17, 2012
  • Revised: May 22, 2012
  • Accepted: May 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.5222

To Cite: Alavi S M, Moradzadegan H, Khoshkhoy M M. Seroprevalence of HIV in Newly Detected Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in Khuzestan, Iran: Should HIV Testing Be Included in National Tuberculosis Program in This Region?, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2013 ; 6(2):193-196. doi: 10.5812/jjm.5222.

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