Avicenna Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infection

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Seroprevalence of Antibodies to Hepatitis E Virus Among Pregnant Women

Mojgan Mamani 1 , Mehrangiz Zamani 2 , Seyyed Hamid Hashemi 1 and Fariba Keramat 1 , *
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1 Brucellosis Research Center, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fatemieh Hospital, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Avicenna Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infection: May 01, 2015, 2 (2); e25339
  • Published Online: May 23, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 14, 2014
  • Revised: December 28, 2014
  • Accepted: January 6, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/ajcmi-25339

To Cite: Mamani M, Zamani M, Hashemi S H, Keramat F. Seroprevalence of Antibodies to Hepatitis E Virus Among Pregnant Women, Avicenna J Clin Microb Infec. 2015 ;2(2):e25339. doi: 10.17795/ajcmi-25339.

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