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Battling Entropy in Infection Control Systems

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  06 December 2017

Gio J. Baracco*
Affiliation:
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida Infectious Disease Section, Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Miami, Florida
*
Address correspondence to Gio Baracco, MD, Miami VA Healthcare System, 1201 NW 16th St (111), Miami, FL 33125 (gbaracco@med.miami.edu).

Abstract

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Commentary
Copyright
© 2017 by The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. All rights reserved 

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