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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 17880
Country/Territory Iran
Received
2015-03-28 15:12
Peer-Review Started
2015-03-28 19:55
To Make the First Decision
2015-04-24 19:23
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2015-04-30 18:30
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2015-05-20 20:25
Second Decision
2015-08-03 10:24
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
2015-08-03 17:09
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2015-08-31 16:06
Articles in Press
2015-08-31 16:06
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2015-09-11 23:06
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2015-09-22 10:16
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2015-10-14 12:06
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Virology
Manuscript Type Topic Highlights
Article Title Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Iran
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Reza Taherkhani and Fatemeh Farshadpour
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding Author Fatemeh Farshadpour, PhD, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Medicine, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Moallem Street, PO Box 3631, Bushehr 7514633341, Iran. f.farshadpour@yahoo.com
Key Words Hepatitis C virus; Blood donors; Injecting drug users; Hemodialysis; Hemophilia; Thalassemia; Genotypes; Occult hepatitis C virus; Epidemiology; Iran
Core Tip The distribution patterns of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are related to different status of public health and the presence of risk factors in the society. In Iran, the predominance of risk factors for transmission of HCV has changed from blood transfusion to intravenous drug use; and due to the growth in the number of injecting drug users, the prevalence of HCV infection is rising in the country. Even the recent changes in the distribution pattern of HCV genotypes confirm this issue. Overall, the epidemiology of HCV is changing in Iran. Therefore, this review was conducted to present a clear view about current epidemiology of HCV in Iran.
Publish Date 2015-10-14 12:06
Citation Taherkhani R, Farshadpour F. Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus in Iran. World J Gastroenterol 2015; 21(38): 10790-10810
URL http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v21/i38/10790.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v21.i38.10790
Full Article (PDF) WJG-21-10790.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJG-21-10790.doc
Manuscript File 17880-Review.doc
Answering Reviewers 17880-Answering reviewers.pdf
Audio Core Tip 17880-Audio core tip.WAV
Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 17880-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 17880-Copyright assignment.pdf
Peer-review Report 17880-Peer-review(s).pdf
Journal Editor-in-Chief Review Report 17880-Journal editor-in-chief review report.pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 17880-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 17880-Scientific editor work list.pdf