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May 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;05/19/98, Vol. 158 Issue 10, p1263
Academic Journal
Presents medical industry-related news for the week of May 19, 1998. The appearance of a strain of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston; How cells undergoing programmed death (apoptosis) are rapidly cleared.


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