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The role of Screening for Herpes Simplex Virus in Candidates of Renal Transplantation

Seyed Seifollah Beladi Mousavi 1 , Mohammad Faramarzi 1 and Zarrin Beladi Mousavi 2 , *
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1 Chronic Renal Failure Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Farideh Behbehani Hospital, Behbahan Faculty of Medical Sciences, Behbahan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: January 01, 2015, 16 (1); e26241
  • Published Online: January 20, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 20, 2014
  • Accepted: December 22, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/semj26241

To Cite: Beladi Mousavi S S, Faramarzi M, Beladi Mousavi Z. The role of Screening for Herpes Simplex Virus in Candidates of Renal Transplantation, Shiraz E-Med J. 2015 ; 16(1):e26241. doi: 10.17795/semj26241.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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