TITLE

Rise and dissemination of aminoglycoside resistance: the aac(6)-Ib paradigm

AUTHOR(S)
Ramirez, Maria S.; Nikolaidis, Nikolas; Tolmasky, Marcelo E.
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Frontiers in Microbiology;May2013, Vol. 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
88067095

 

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