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Eikenella corrodens: A recently recognized pathogen in head and neck infections

  • K. Tveterås (a1), S. Kristensen (a1), V. Bach (a1) and O. Ravlo (a1)


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Søren Kristensen, M.D., ENT Department, St. Joseph's Hospital, 6700 Esbjerg, Denmark.


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  • EISSN: 1748-5460
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