Diagnostic Accuracy of Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Individuals Admitted to Medical Laboratories

  • Fares BAHRAMI Zoonoses Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran Dep. of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Ali HAGHIGHI Dep. of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Mohammad Bagher KHADEM-ERFAN Dep. of Parasitology and Mycology, Faculty of Medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
  • Ghasem ZAMINI Dep. of Parasitology and Mycology, Faculty of Medicine, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
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Published
2018-04-23
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BAHRAMI F, HAGHIGHI A, KHADEM-ERFAN MB, ZAMINI G. Diagnostic Accuracy of Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Individuals Admitted to Medical Laboratories. Iran J Public Health. 47(4):620-622.
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