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ECDC definitions and methods for the surveillance of healthcare-associated infections in intensive care unitsOpen access

Diamantis Plachouras| Alain Lepape| Carl Suetens
What's New in Intensive Care
Volume 44, Issue 12 / December , 2018

Pages 2216 - 2218

No abstract available.

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