TITLE

ASSESSMENT OF PHEROMONE RESPONSE IN BIOFILM FORMING CLINICAL ISOLATES OF HIGH LEVEL GENTAMICIN RESISTANT ENTEROCOCCUS FAECALIS

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jul2008, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p248
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
33381171

 

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