Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics

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Hepatitis B Virus Infection; A Vanishing Disease in Iranian Children

Seyed Alavian 1 , * and Kamran Lankarani 2
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1 Baqiyatallah Research Center for Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: August 01, 2012, 3 (1); 1-2
  • Published Online: August 14, 2012
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: January 2, 2012
  • Revised: January 4, 2012
  • Accepted: January 6, 2012
  • DOI: 10.17795/compreped-4058

To Cite: Alavian S, Lankarani K. Hepatitis B Virus Infection; A Vanishing Disease in Iranian Children, J Compr Ped. 2012 ; 3(1):1-2. doi: 10.17795/compreped-4058.

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