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Peer reviewed clinical letter

Vol. 144 No. 3940 (2014)

Survey of macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniaein children with community-acquired pneumonia in Switzerland

  • Patrick M. Meyer Sauteur
  • Barbara Bleisch
  • Antje Voit
  • Florian P. Maurer
  • Christa Relly
  • Christoph Berger
  • David Nadal
  • Guido V. Bloemberg
Cite this as:
Swiss Med Wkly. 2014;144:w14041


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