TITLE

Prevention of early onset group B streptococcal infection: screen, treat, or observe?

AUTHOR(S)
ISAACS, DAVID
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Sep1998, Vol. 79 Issue 2, pF81
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66296311

 

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