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Secondary Attack Rate (SAR) of Tuberculosis in Hamedan Province, 2005 - 2013

Salman Khazaei 1 , Shahrzad Nematollahi 2 , * , Ali Zahiri 3 , Abdollah Mohamadian- Hafshejani 4 and Hamid Salehiniya 2 , 5
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1 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
2 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Deputy of Health Services, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, IR Iran
4 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
5 Researcher, Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: In Press (In Press); e32962
  • Published Online: October 16, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 5, 2015
  • Accepted: September 28, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.32962

To Cite: Khazaei S, Nematollahi S, Zahiri A, Mohamadian- Hafshejani A, Salehiniya H. et al. Secondary Attack Rate (SAR) of Tuberculosis in Hamedan Province, 2005 - 2013, Arch Clin Infect Dis. Online ahead of Print ; In Press(In Press):e32962. doi: 10.5812/archcid.32962.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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