TITLE

Your views on GPs' role in MRSA surveillance survey

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
GP: General Practitioner;2/22/2008, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A quiz concerning the role of the general practitioners (GP) in addressing community-acquired methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is presented.
ACCESSION #
31298545

 

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