Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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The Predominance of Genotype 3 in Hepatitis C Virus in the Province of Kahramanmaras, Turkey/Genotype Distribution of Syrian Refugee Patients with Hepatitis C in Kahramanmaras Province

Özlem Kirişci 1 , * and Ahmet Çalışkan 2
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1 Medical Microbiology Department, Necip Fazil City Hospital, Kahramanmaras, Turkey
2 Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: April 30, 2019, 12 (4); e80872
  • Published Online: March 31, 2019
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 14, 2018
  • Revised: February 26, 2019
  • Accepted: March 1, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.80872

To Cite: Kirişci Ö, Çalışkan A. The Predominance of Genotype 3 in Hepatitis C Virus in the Province of Kahramanmaras, Turkey/Genotype Distribution of Syrian Refugee Patients with Hepatitis C in Kahramanmaras Province, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2019 ; 12(4):e80872. doi: 10.5812/jjm.80872.

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