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Seroprevalence of Hepatitis A and E Virus Infections Among Healthy Population in Shiraz, Southern Iran

Sadaf Asaei 1 , Mazyar Ziyaeyan 1 , * , Mahsa Moeini 1 , Marzieh Jamalidoust 1 , 2 and Mohammad Amin Behzadi 1
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1 Department of Virology, Professor Alborzi Clinical Microbiology Research Center, Nemazi Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
2 Department of Medical Virology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: July 01, 2015, 8 (7); e19311
  • Published Online: July 27, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 6, 2014
  • Revised: June 14, 2014
  • Accepted: June 24, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.19311v2

To Cite: Asaei S, Ziyaeyan M, Moeini M, Jamalidoust M, Behzadi M A. Seroprevalence of Hepatitis A and E Virus Infections Among Healthy Population in Shiraz, Southern Iran, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2015 ; 8(7):e19311. doi: 10.5812/jjm.19311v2.

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