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World J Gastroenterol. Mar 28, 2007; 13(12): 1828-1832
Published online Mar 28, 2007. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i12.1828
Prevalence and risk factors of asymptomatic hepatitis C virus infection in Egyptian children
MS El-Raziky, M El-Hawary, G Esmat, AM Abouzied, N El-Koofy, N Mohsen, S Mansour, A Shaheen, M Abdel Hamid, H El-Karaksy
MS El-Raziky, M El-Hawary, N El-Koofy, N Mohsen, S Mansour, H El-Karaksy, Departments of Pediatrics Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
G Esmat, Departments of Tropical Medicine Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
AM Abouzied, A Shaheen, M Abdel Hamid, Tropical Medicine Research Institute, Cairo, Egypt
Author contributions: All authors contributed equally to the work.
Supported by the Sustainable Sciences Institute, United States as part of the small grants program
Correspondence to: Mona El-Said El-Raziky, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, 8 street No. 25, El-Mokattam, Cairo11585, Egypt. mraziky@yahoo.com
Telephone: +202-5083321 Fax: +202-5059040
Received: December 19, 2006
Revised: December 23, 2006
Accepted: March 8, 2007
Published online: March 28, 2007
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