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Healthcare-Associated Infection in Developing Countries: Simple Solutions to Meet Complex Challenges

  • Benedetta Allegranzi (a1) (a2) and Didier Pittet (a2)
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Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals, 24 Rue Micheli-du-Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland (didier.pittet@hcuge.ch)
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