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Pertussis Incidence by Time, Province and Age Group in Iran, 2006-2011


Pertussis Incidence by Time, Province and Age Group in Iran, 2006-2011

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KHAZAEI S, AYUBI E, MANSORI K, KHAZAEI S. Pertussis Incidence by Time, Province and Age Group in Iran, 2006-2011. Iran J Public Health. 2016;45(11):1525-1527.