TITLE

Branhamella catarrhalis: epidemiological and clinical aspects of a human respiratory tract pathogen

AUTHOR(S)
Murphy, Timothy F.
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Thorax;Feb1998, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p124
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
67205589

 

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