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Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections Among People in Baghmalek During 2013 ‒ 2014

Saleh Khoshnood 1 , * , Jasem Saki 2 , Abdollah Rafiei 2 and Kobra Alizadeh 3
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1 Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Health Research Institute, Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
3 Department of Occupational Health, Faculty of Health, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jentashapir Journal of Health Research: April 01, 2015, 6 (2); e24792
  • Published Online: April 25, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 24, 2014
  • Revised: January 12, 2015
  • Accepted: January 24, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjhr.6(2)2015.24792

To Cite: Khoshnood S, Saki J, Rafiei A, Alizadeh K. Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections Among People in Baghmalek During 2013 ‒ 2014, Jentashapir J Health Res. 2015 ; 6(2):e24792. doi: 10.5812/jjhr.6(2)2015.24792.

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