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In Reply to "The Relationship Between Erythropoietin Resistance and Antibody Response to Hepatitis B Vaccine in Hemodialysis Patients"

Seyfollah Beladimusavi 1 and Fatemeh Hayati 2 , *
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1 Chronic Renal Failure Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
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  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: November 01, 2013, 5 (5); 1010-1011
  • Published Online: November 13, 2013
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: August 21, 2013
  • Accepted: August 31, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.14330

To Cite: Beladimusavi S, Hayati F. In Reply to "The Relationship Between Erythropoietin Resistance and Antibody Response to Hepatitis B Vaccine in Hemodialysis Patients", Nephro-Urol Mon. 2013 ; 5(5):1010-1011. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.14330.

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