Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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A Study of Genetic Polymorphism of Crithidia in Isfahan, Iran

Monir Doudi 1 , * , Marziyeh Karami 2 , Gilda Eslami 3 and Mahbubeh Setorki 4
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1 Department of Microbiology, Falavarjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, IR Iran
2 Young Researchers Club, Falavarjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, IR Iran
3 Department of Parasitology and Mycology, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, IR Iran
4 Department of Biology, Izeh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Izeh, IR Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: May 28, 2015, 17 (5)
  • Published Online: May 31, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 17, 2014
  • Accepted: May 2, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms971

To Cite: Doudi M, Karami M, Eslami G, Setorki M. A Study of Genetic Polymorphism of Crithidia in Isfahan, Iran, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2015 ; 17(5):-. doi: 10.17795/zjrms971.

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