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Keywords

Health Care Workers
Needle Stick Injuries
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)
Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

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Sohail, H., Jawed, S., Iftikhar, A., & Jaffar, N. (2019). Rise of Blood Borne Infections in Pakistan. Is It a Call for Action?. Internal Medicine and Medical Investigation Journal, 4(3). https://doi.org/10.24200/imminv.v4i3.220

Rise of Blood Borne Infections in Pakistan. Is It a Call for Action? Blood Borne Infections in Pakistan

Hamza Sohail
Jinnah Sindh Medical University
Shafaq Jawed
Abeer Iftikhar
Nazish Jaffar
Jinnah Sindh Medical University

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https://doi.org/10.24200/imminv.v4i3.220

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