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Colistin and Tigecycline Resistance in Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae: Checkmate to Our Last Line Of Defense

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Address correspondence to Mohit Kumar, PhD, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, NIIT University, Neemrana, Rajasthan-301705, India (kumarmohit@yahoo.com).
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