March 2004
Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/1/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 5, piii
Academic Journal
Describes a case of respiratory diphtheria involving a U.S. traveler, according to a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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