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Effect of Intranasal Mupirocin and Chlorhexidine Body Wash on Decolonization of Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

  • Yiu-hong Leung (a1), Monica Man-ha Wong (a1) and Shuk-kwan Chuang (a1)
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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
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  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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