Detection of human cytomegalovirus antigenaemia: a rapid diagnostic technique for predicting cytomegalovirus infection/pneumonitis in lung and heart transplant recipients

Egan, J J; Barber, L; Lomax, J; Fox, A; Yonan, N; Rahman, A N; Campbell, C S; Deiraniya, A K; Carroll, K B; Craske, J
January 1995
Thorax;Jan1995, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p9
Academic Journal
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