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Percutaneous Injuries and Transmission of HIV Among Cases Referred for Post Exposure Prophylaxis to Razi Hospital in Ahvaz, a City in the Southwest Iran

Seyed Mohammad Alavi 1 , * and Mehrdad Sharifi 2
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1 Health Research Institute, Jundishapur Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Health Expert of Ahvaz health Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: December 01, 2013, 6 (10); e8266
  • Published Online: December 1, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 21, 2012
  • Revised: January 11, 2013
  • Accepted: January 23, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.8266

To Cite: Alavi S M, Sharifi M. Percutaneous Injuries and Transmission of HIV Among Cases Referred for Post Exposure Prophylaxis to Razi Hospital in Ahvaz, a City in the Southwest Iran, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2013 ; 6(10):e8266. doi: 10.5812/jjm.8266.

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