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Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases
Volume 2012, Article ID 354656, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/354656
Research Article

Association of Hepatitis C Virus Infection with Type II Diabetes in Ethiopia: A Hospital-Based Case-Control Study

1Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Pathology, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
2Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
3Department of Microbial, Cellular and Molecular Biology, College of Natural Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
4Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Received 22 May 2012; Accepted 22 August 2012

Academic Editor: Dinesh Mondal

Copyright © 2012 Solomon Ali 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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