TITLE

Bacterial infection in China

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/30/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 5, p474
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on an investigation being conducted by epidemiologists in China into a bacterial infection that killed several people, who had all handled sick or dead pigs, as of August 5, 2005. Symptoms presented by those infected; Possible bacteria that caused the illness.
ACCESSION #
17961362

 

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