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Adding risk factors for potentially resistant pathogens, increasing antibiotic pressure and risk creating the “untreatable bacteria”: time to change direction

José-Artur Paiva
Editorial
Volume 39, Issue 4 / April , 2013

Pages 779 - 781

No abstract available.

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