TITLE

Corynebacterium pseudodiphtheriticum pneumonitis in a leukaemic child

AUTHOR(S)
Cimolai, N; Rogers, P; Seear, M
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
Thorax;Oct1992, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p838
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66107358

 

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