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The Importance of Occult Hepatitis B Infection Screening in Pre-Transplant Evaluation

Raika Jamali 1 , 2 , *
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1 Research Development Center, Sina Hospital, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Student Scientific Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Thrita: June 01, 2014, 3 (2); e16044
  • Published Online: June 25, 2014
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: November 6, 2013
  • Accepted: November 6, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/thrita.16044

To Cite: Jamali R. The Importance of Occult Hepatitis B Infection Screening in Pre-Transplant Evaluation, Thrita. 2014 ;3(2):e16044. doi: 10.5812/thrita.16044.

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