November 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2003, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p1434
Academic Journal
Presents a corrected reprint of an article published in the September 2003 issue of the journal 'Mayo Clinic' about a new class of antibacterial agents to treat respiratory tract infections acquired in a community setting.


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