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Temporally Overlapping Nosocomial Outbreaks of Serratia marcescens Infections: An Unexpected Result Revealed by Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis

  • Heidrun Peltroche-Llacsahuanga (a1), Rudolf Lütticken (a1) and Gerhard Haase (a1)
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