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Mycobacterium saskatchewanense strain associated with a chronic kidney disease patient in an Italian transplantation hospital and almost misdiagnosed as Mycobacterium tuberculosis

  • Giuseppina Di Mento (a1), Anna Paola Carreca (a2), Francesco Monaco (a1), Nicola Cuscino (a1), Francesca Cardinale (a1), Pier Giulio Conaldi (a1) and Bruno Douradinha (a1) (a2)...
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Author for correspondence: B. Douradinha, Email: bdouradinha@fondazionerimed.com
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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 0899-823X
  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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