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Is there a need to include HIV, HBV and HCV viruses in the Saudi premarital screening program on the basis of their prevalence and transmission risk factors?
  1. F M Alswaidi,
  2. S J O'Brien
  1. School of Translational Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Health Research Group, University of Manchester, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Fahad M Alswaidi, School of Translational Medicine, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK; f_alswaidi{at}hotmail.com

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  • Funding This work was fully supported and approved by the Saudi Ministry of Health (MOH). Field work started in Saudi Arabia after coordination between Ministry of Higher Education and MOH.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the MOH and the Training and Scientific Missions Committee for Civil Servants in Saudi Arabia.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Funding This work was fully supported and approved by the Saudi Ministry of Health (MOH). Field work started in Saudi Arabia after coordination between Ministry of Higher Education and MOH.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the MOH and the Training and Scientific Missions Committee for Civil Servants in Saudi Arabia.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.

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