International Journal of Infection

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Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Campylobacter jejuni

Masoud Salehi 1 , Ebrahim Shafaei 1 , Zakaria Bameri 1 , * , Shahram Shareki zahedani 1 , Mohammad Bokaeian 1 , Bahman Mirzaee 1 , Saeideh Mirfakhraee 1 , Taj Bagom Rigi 1 and Mehdi Akbari 1
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1 Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Boo-Ali Hospital, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
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  • International Journal of Infection: July 30, 2014, 1 (2); e19229
  • Published Online: July 20, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 1, 2014
  • Revised: May 25, 2014
  • Accepted: May 30, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/iji-19229

To Cite: Salehi M, Shafaei E, Bameri Z, Shareki zahedani S, Bokaeian M, et al. Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Campylobacter jejuni, Int J Infect. 2014 ; 1(2):e19229. doi: 10.17795/iji-19229.

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