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Multidrug-Resistant Organism Colonization in a High-Risk Pediatric Patient Population

  • Xiaoyan Song (a1) (a2), Douglas Toal (a3), Terry Walker (a3), Evelio D. Perez-Albuerne (a4), Joseph M. Campos (a2) (a5) (a6) and Roberta L. DeBiasi (a1) (a2) (a6)...
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Address correspondence to Xiaoyan Song, PhD, MBBS, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 111 Michigan Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010 (xsong@childrensnational.org).
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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 0899-823X
  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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