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The Trend of Hepatitis A Epidemiology in Children, Based on Two Studies in the North of Iran

Mohammad Reza Esmaeilidooki 1 , * , Leila Moslemi 1 , Atena Rezai 1 , Morteza Safari Tirtashi 1 , Majid Sharbatdaran 2 , Ali Bijani 1 , Mehri Njafi Sani 3 , Hassan Karami 4 and Mohammad Pornasrollah 1
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1 Non-Communicable Pediatric Diseases Research Center, Department of Pediatric, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, IR Iran
2 Department of Pathology, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, IR Iran
3 Department of Pediatrics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Pediatrics, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: August 01, 2014, 5 (3); e16270
  • Published Online: July 30, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 20, 2013
  • Revised: February 23, 2014
  • Accepted: August 9, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/compreped.16270

To Cite: Esmaeilidooki M R, Moslemi L, Rezai A, Tirtashi M S, Sharbatdaran M, et al. The Trend of Hepatitis A Epidemiology in Children, Based on Two Studies in the North of Iran, J Compr Ped. 2014 ; 5(3):e16270. doi: 10.17795/compreped.16270.

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