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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2007, Article ID 67014, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2007/67014
Research Article

Frequency of Chlamydia trachomatis in Women with Cervicitis in Tehran, Iran

1Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14155, Iran
2Infectious Disease Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14194, Iran
3Department of Pathobiology, School of Medicine, Yazd University of Medical Sciences, Yazd 89195, Iran

Received 8 October 2006; Accepted 15 November 2006

Copyright © 2007 Farhad B. Hashemi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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