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Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatitis C Virus Seroprevalence in the Elderly Living in Nursing Homes

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  • Isil Maral From the *Department of Public Health, †Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Beşevler, Gazi University Medical Faculty; and ‡Department of Public Health, Baskent University Medical Faculty, Beşevler, Ankara, Turkey. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Funda Dogruman-Al From the *Department of Public Health, †Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Beşevler, Gazi University Medical Faculty; and ‡Department of Public Health, Baskent University Medical Faculty, Beşevler, Ankara, Turkey. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Coskun Bakar From the *Department of Public Health, †Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Beşevler, Gazi University Medical Faculty; and ‡Department of Public Health, Baskent University Medical Faculty, Beşevler, Ankara, Turkey. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mustafa Necmi Ilhan From the *Department of Public Health, †Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Beşevler, Gazi University Medical Faculty; and ‡Department of Public Health, Baskent University Medical Faculty, Beşevler, Ankara, Turkey. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Meltem Yalinay-Cirak From the *Department of Public Health, †Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Beşevler, Gazi University Medical Faculty; and ‡Department of Public Health, Baskent University Medical Faculty, Beşevler, Ankara, Turkey. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Mehmet Ali Bumin From the *Department of Public Health, †Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Beşevler, Gazi University Medical Faculty; and ‡Department of Public Health, Baskent University Medical Faculty, Beşevler, Ankara, Turkey. PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Received February 5, 2009, and in revised form April 14, 2009.
  2. Accepted for publication April 23, 2009.
  3. Reprints: Funda Dogruman-Al, Gazi University Medical Faculty, Department of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, 06500, Beşevler, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: alfunda{at}gazi.edu.tr.
  4. This study was supported by the Gazi University Scientific Research Project Unit within the scope of project code 01-2001/31. The local ethics committee of Gazi University Medical Faculty (No. 2003/106, October 31, 2003) and the Social Services and Child Protection Agency approved the study protocol.
  5. Part of this study was presented as a poster at the IXth National Public Health Congress, November 3-6, 2004, Ankara.
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Maral I, Dogruman-Al F, Bakar C, et al
Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatitis C Virus Seroprevalence in the Elderly Living in Nursing Homes

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  • First published December 11, 2015.
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