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Identification of Clostridium difficile Ribotype 027 for the First Time in Mainland China

  • Pu Wang (a1), Youlian Zhou (a1), Zhongqiu Wang (a1), Shan Xie (a1), Ye Chen (a1), Bo Jiang (a1), Ting Zhang (a1), Minyi Lin (a1), Runhua Li (a1) and Jiasheng Tan (a1)...
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Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Gastroenterology, Department of Gastroenterology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, 1838 North Guangzhou Road, Guangzhou 510515, China (yechen_fimmu@163.com)
Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Gastroenterology, Department of Gastroenterology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, 1838 North Guangzhou Road, Guangzhou 510515, China (drjiang@163.com)
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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 0899-823X
  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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