International Journal of Infection

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Sofosbuvir and Ribavirin to Treat Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 4 Infection in a 65-Year-Old Patient With Diabetes and Low Platelet: A Case Report

Nawfal R Hussein 1 , *
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1 Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Duhok, Duhok, Iraq
Article information
  • International Journal of Infection: October 01, 2016, 3 (4); e36642
  • Published Online: August 3, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: January 25, 2016
  • Revised: January 27, 2016
  • Accepted: January 28, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/iji-36642

To Cite: Hussein N R. Sofosbuvir and Ribavirin to Treat Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 4 Infection in a 65-Year-Old Patient With Diabetes and Low Platelet: A Case Report, Int J Infect. 2016 ; 3(4):e36642. doi: 10.17795/iji-36642.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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