Prevalence of HIV in a Prison of Tehran by Active Case Finding

  • Seyed Ahmad SEYEDALINAGHI Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Behnam FARHOUDI Mail Clinical Research Development Center, Amir-Almomenin Hospital, Tehran Medical Sciences Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
  • Minoo MOHRAZ Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Mona MOHAMMADI FIROUZEH Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Mostafa HOSSEINI Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Kianoush KAMALI AIDS Office, Center for Communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, Iran
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Abstract

Prevalence of HIV in a Prison of Tehran by Active Case Finding

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Published
2017-03-14
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SEYEDALINAGHI SA, FARHOUDI B, MOHRAZ M, MOHAMMADI FIROUZEH M, HOSSEINI M, KAMALI K. Prevalence of HIV in a Prison of Tehran by Active Case Finding. Iran J Public Health. 46(3):431-432.
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