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Cytomegalovirus Infection and Atherosclerosis in Candidate of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

Habib Heybar 1 , Seyed Mohammad Alavi 2 , * , Mehdi Farashahi Nejad 3 and Mahmood Latifi 4
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1 Cardiology Department, Medical College, Golestan Hospital, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Health Research Institute, Jundishapur Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
3 Infectious Diseases Department, Medical College, Razi Hospital, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
4 Health College, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: March 01, 2015, 8 (3); e15476
  • Published Online: March 21, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 18, 2013
  • Revised: December 12, 2013
  • Accepted: December 28, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.15476

To Cite: Heybar H, Alavi S M, Farashahi Nejad M, Latifi M. Cytomegalovirus Infection and Atherosclerosis in Candidate of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2015 ; 8(3):e15476. doi: 10.5812/jjm.15476.

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