TITLE

Role of bacteria in the pathogenesis and progression of acute and chronic lung infection

AUTHOR(S)
Stockley, R. A.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Thorax;Jan1998, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
67206235

 

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