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Allelic Forms of Merozoite Surface Protein-3 in Plasmodium falciparum Isolates From Southeast of Iran

Adel Ebrahimzadeh 1 , * , Saeed Mohammadi 2 and Ali Jamshidi 1
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1 Department of Parasitology and Mycology, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
2 Department of Molecular Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: May 01, 2014, 7 (5); e9829
  • Published Online: May 1, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 17, 2012
  • Revised: February 19, 2013
  • Accepted: March 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.9829

To Cite: Ebrahimzadeh A, Mohammadi S, Jamshidi A. Allelic Forms of Merozoite Surface Protein-3 in Plasmodium falciparum Isolates From Southeast of Iran, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2014 ; 7(5):e9829. doi: 10.5812/jjm.9829.

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