The day a tsetse fly landed in the tuberculosis ward

Flegel, Kenneth M.
March 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/30/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 7, p1141
Academic Journal
Focuses on the tsetse fly which landed in the tuberculosis ward of a hospital in Nigeria. Treatment for tuberculosis offered at the hospital; Additional bacteria carried by the fly; Importance of medical practice in caring of patients.


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