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Prevalence and Genotype Analysis of Blastocystis hominis in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Ebrahim Badparva 1 , Behrouz Ezatpour 2 , * , Hossein Mahmoudvand 1 , Masoud Behzadifar 3 , Meysam Behzadifar 4 and Farnaz Kheirandish 1
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1 Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, IR Iran
2 Razi Herbal Medicines Research Center, Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, IR Iran
3 Health Management and Economics Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Nutrition, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabd, IR Iran
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  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: January 2017, 12 (1); e36648
  • Published Online: July 26, 2016
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: January 26, 2016
  • Revised: June 16, 2016
  • Accepted: June 19, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.36648

To Cite: Badparva E, Ezatpour B, Mahmoudvand H, Behzadifar M, Behzadifar M, et al. Prevalence and Genotype Analysis of Blastocystis hominis in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2017 ; 12(1):e36648. doi: 10.5812/archcid.36648.

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1. Context
2. Evidence Acquisition
3. Results
4. Conclusions
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