TITLE

Secondary Respiratory Infection in Hospital Patients: Effect of Antimicrobial Agents and Environment

AUTHOR(S)
Philp, J. R.; Spencer, R. C.
PUB. DATE
May 1974
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;5/18/1974, Vol. 2 Issue 5915, p359
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64110438

 

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