Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care

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Routine Screening for Cytomegalovirus Infection in Immunosuppressed Patients: Can the Diagnostic Tests Alone Be Reliable?

Mishar Kelishadi 1 , Mohammad Mojerloo 2 , Pezhman Hashemi 1 and Alijan Tabarraei 3 , *
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1 Student Research Committee, Department of Microbiology, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, IR Iran
2 Department of Hemodialysis, 5th Azar Hospital, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, IR Iran
3 Infectious Diseases Research Center, Department of Microbiology, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: January 01, 2016, 5 (1); e32041
  • Published Online: January 9, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: August 1, 2015
  • Revised: August 20, 2015
  • Accepted: September 8, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjcdc-32041

To Cite: Kelishadi M, Mojerloo M, Hashemi P, Tabarraei A. Routine Screening for Cytomegalovirus Infection in Immunosuppressed Patients: Can the Diagnostic Tests Alone Be Reliable?, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. 2016 ; 5(1):e32041. doi: 10.17795/jjcdc-32041.

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