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Clinical Laboratory and Epidemiological Research on Cutaneous leishmaniasis in the South West of Iran

Hamid Kassiri 1 , * , Khadijeh Shemshad 2 , * , Ali Kassiri 3 , Samaneh Shojaee 4 , Narges Sharifinia 4 and Masoomeh Shemshad 5
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1 Department of Medical Entomology and Vector Control, School of Health, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Entomology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
4 Department of Medical Entomology and Vector Control, School of Health, Member of Student Research Committee, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
5 Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: October 5, 2012, 7 (4); 128-31
  • Published Online: October 5, 2012
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 16, 2012
  • Revised: July 20, 2012
  • Accepted: August 25, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.15092

To Cite: Kassiri H, Shemshad K, Kassiri A, Shojaee S, Sharifinia N, et al. Clinical Laboratory and Epidemiological Research on Cutaneous leishmaniasis in the South West of Iran, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2012 ; 7(4):128-31. doi: 10.5812/archcid.15092.

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