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Assessing the Association between Iron Deficiency Anemia and H. Pylori Infection among Pregnant Women referring to a Busy Antenatal Clinic in Tehran-Iran

Shayesteh Parashi 1 , Shohreh Bahasadri 1 , * and Mansoureh Alirezaiei 1
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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: July 01, 2013, 14 (3); 153-161
  • Published Online: July 1, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 7, 2013
  • Accepted: July 1, 2013

To Cite: Parashi S, Bahasadri S, Alirezaiei M. Assessing the Association between Iron Deficiency Anemia and H. Pylori Infection among Pregnant Women referring to a Busy Antenatal Clinic in Tehran-Iran, Shiraz E-Med J. 2013 ; 14(3):153-161.

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1. Introduction
2. Materials and Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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