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Reply to Wolkewitz: When to Use Cumulative Risk-Based Versus Rate-Based Approaches in the Analysis of Hospital-Acquired Infection Risk Factors? That Depends on the Question

  • Kevin A. Brown (a1) (a2), Nick Daneman (a3), Vanessa Stevens (a4) (a5), Tom H. Greene (a6) and Paul Arora (a2) (a7)...
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5. Brown, KA, Jones, M, Daneman, N, et al. Importation, antibiotics, and Clostridium difficile infection in veteran long-term care: a multilevel case–control study. Ann Intern Med 2016;164:787794.
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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 0899-823X
  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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