Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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Prevalence Rate of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis and Identification of Candida Species in Women in Referred to Hamedan Hospitals 2013 - 2014, West of Iran

Reza Habibipour 1 , *
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1 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, IR Iran
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  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: March 31, 2016, 18 (3); e6250
  • Published Online: March 27, 2016
  • Article Type: Short Communication
  • Received: July 10, 2015
  • Accepted: November 16, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms-6250

To Cite: Habibipour R. Prevalence Rate of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis and Identification of Candida Species in Women in Referred to Hamedan Hospitals 2013 - 2014, West of Iran, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2016 ; 18(3):e6250. doi: 10.17795/zjrms-6250.

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