Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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Serum Zinc Level in Children With Febrile Convulsion

Ali Khajeh 1 , Ghasem Miri-Aliabad 1 , Afshin Fayyazi 2 , Zohreh Safdari 3 , Maryam Keikha 3 and Hassan Askari 4 , *
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1 Department of Pediatric, Children and Adolescent Health Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
2 Department of Pediatrics, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, IR Iran
3 Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
4 Department of Nursing, Pregnancy Health Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: January 31, 2016, 18 (1); e5881
  • Published Online: January 27, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 2, 2015
  • Accepted: October 15, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms-5881

To Cite: Khajeh A, Miri-Aliabad G, Fayyazi A, Safdari Z, Keikha M, et al. Serum Zinc Level in Children With Febrile Convulsion, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2016 ; 18(1):e5881. doi: 10.17795/zjrms-5881.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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