Diagnosis of pulmonary disease in human immunodeficiency virus infection role of transbronchial biopsy and bronchoalveolar lavage

Di Perri, G; Luzzati, R; Malena, M; Cruciani, M; Concia, E; Bassetti, D; Cazzadori, A
April 1990
Thorax;Apr1990, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p302
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