TITLE

Ceftaroline: Potential role and implications in an era of escalating antimicrobial resistance

AUTHOR(S)
Chahine, Elias B.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p489
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
59681286

 

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