Hepatitis C virus infection and thyroid autoimmune disorders: A model of interactions between the host and the environment
Francesca Pastore, Antonio Martocchia, Manuela Stefanelli, Pietro Prunas, Stefania Giordano, Lavinia Toussan, Antonio Devito, Paolo Falaschi, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, S. Andrea Hospital, 00189 Rome, Italy
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Correspondence to: Francesca Pastore, MD, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, S. Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035/39, 00189 Rome, Italy. email@example.com
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Received: April 28, 2015
Peer-review started: May 6, 2015
First decision: October 14, 2015
Revised: October 28, 2015
Accepted: December 3, 2015
Article in press: December 4, 2015
Published online: January 18, 2016