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A Survey on Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites Infections in Patients Referred to the Public Hospital in Khoy, West Azarbaijan Province, Iran, 2014 - 2016

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1 Faculty of Medical Sciences and Health Services Khoy, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
2 Department of Parasitology, School of Medicine, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran
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Avicenna Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infection: November 2017, 4 (4); e56114.Published Online: December 20, 2017
Article Type: Research Article; Received : June 25, 2017; Revised : November 25, 2017; Accepted : December 3, 2017
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/ajcmi.56114

To Cite : Kazemi E, Rostamkhani P, Hooshyar H. A Survey on Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites Infections in Patients Referred to the Public Hospital in Khoy, West Azarbaijan Province, Iran, 2014 - 2016, Avicenna J Clin Microb Infec. 2017 ;4(4):e56114. doi: 10.5812/ajcmi.56114.

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