International Journal of Infection

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Burden of Hepatitis C on Patients with Thalassemia

Zahra Sepehri 1 and Seyed Moayed Alavian 2 , *
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1 Department of Internal Medicine, Zabol University of Medical Sciences, Zabol, IR Iran
2 Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases (BRCGL), Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Infection: October 2017, 4 (4); e41398
  • Published Online: August 28, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: August 9, 2016
  • Accepted: August 10, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/iji.41398

To Cite: Sepehri Z, Alavian S M. Burden of Hepatitis C on Patients with Thalassemia, Int J Infect. 2017 ; 4(4):e41398. doi: 10.5812/iji.41398.

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