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Prevalence of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus in Tehran: An Age-Specific Serological Study

Rouhollah Vahabpour 1 , Mohammad Reza Aghasadeghi 2 , Mostafa Salehi-Vaziri 1 , Nasir Mohajel 3 , Hossein Keyvani 4 , Maryam Nasimi 5 , Maryam Esghaei 4 and Seyed Hamidreza Monavari 4 , *
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1 Department of Virology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Hepatitis and AIDS, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Virology, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Virology, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
5 Department of Dermatology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: May 2016, 18 (5); e59249
  • Published Online: February 14, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 14, 2014
  • Revised: January 1, 2015
  • Accepted: January 6, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.26097

To Cite: Vahabpour R, Aghasadeghi M R, Salehi-Vaziri M, Mohajel N, Keyvani H, et al. Prevalence of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus in Tehran: An Age-Specific Serological Study, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2016 ; 18(5):e59249. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.26097.

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