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Needle Stick Induced Arbovirus Infection: A New Problem That Should not be Forgotten

Beuy Joob 1 , * and Viroj Wiwanitkit 2
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1 Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Visiting Professor, Hainan Medical University, China
Article information
  • Archives of Pediatric Infectious Diseases: October 2017, 5 (4); e61603
  • Published Online: October 3, 2017
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: March 15, 2017
  • Accepted: March 25, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/pedinfect.61603

To Cite: Joob B, Wiwanitkit V. Needle Stick Induced Arbovirus Infection: A New Problem That Should not be Forgotten, Arch Pediatr Infect Dis. 2017 ; 5(4):e61603. doi: 10.5812/pedinfect.61603.

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