TITLE

Tuberculin responses and risk of pneumonia in immobile elderly patients

AUTHOR(S)
Nakayama, Katsutoshi; Monma, Mizue; Fukushima, Takeyasu; Ohrui, Takashi; Sasaki, Hidetada
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Thorax;Oct2000, p867
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66877398

 

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