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Low Adherence to Outpatient Preoperative Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Decolonization Therapy

  • Aisling R. Caffrey (a1) (a2), Suzanne B. Woodmansee (a1), Nancy Crandall (a3), Cynthia Tibert (a4), Corinne Fielding (a5), Dennis J. Mikolich (a6) (a7), Michael P. Vezeridis (a3) (a8) and Kerry L. LaPlante (a1) (a2) (a6)...
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Veterans Affairs Medical Center (151), Research Building 35, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908 (kerrytedesco@uri.edu)
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