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Epidemiology of hepatitis C in Croatia in the European context
Tatjana Vilibic-Cavlek, Department of Virology, Croatian National Institute of Public Health and School of Medicine University of Zagreb, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Jasmina Kucinar, Department of Microbiology, Istria County Institute of Public Health, Pula 52100, Croatia
Bernard Kaic, Department of Epidemiology, Croatian National Institute of Public Health, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Maja Vilibic, Vrapce University Psychiatric Hospital, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Nenad Pandak, Department of Infectious Diseases, General Hospital “Dr Josip Bencevic”, Slavonski Brod 35000, Croatia and School of Medicine University of Osijek, Osijek 31000, Croatia
Ljubo Barbic, Vladimir Stevanovic, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases with Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Zagreb, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Jasmina Vranes, Department of Microbiology, Public Health Institute “Dr Andrija Stampar” and School of Medicine University of Zagreb, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Author contributions: Vilibic-Cavlek T made contributions to conception and design of the study, acquisition of the data, involved in drafting the manuscript; Kaic B and Vranes J made contributions to design, involved in drafting and revising the manuscript critically; Kucinar J, Vilibic M, Barbic L, Pandak N and Stevanovic V made contributions in acquisition of the data, involved in drafting the manuscript; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Authors reported no conflict of interests.
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Correspondence to: Tatjana Vilibic-Cavlek, MD, PhD, Department of Virology, Croatian National Institute of Public Health and School of Medicine University of Zagreb, Rockefellerova 12, Zagreb 10000, Croatia. email@example.com
Received: April 21, 2015
Peer-review started: April 23, 2015
First decision: May 18, 2015
Revised: June 3, 2015
Accepted: July 18, 2015
Article in press: July 18, 2015
Published online: August 28, 2015