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Nasal Carriage of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Among Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Cheng-Yi Wang
Affiliation:
Division of Nephrology, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Internal Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, and the Department of Internal Medicine, Cardinal Tien Hospital, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Vin-Cent Wu
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Yung-Ming Chen
Affiliation:
Division of Nephrology, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Internal Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Chi-Ting Su
Affiliation:
Division of Nephrology, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Internal Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Kwan-Dun Wu
Affiliation:
Division of Nephrology, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Internal Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
Po-Ren Hsueh*
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan Department of Laboratory Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
*
Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, 7 Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan 100 (hsporen@ntu.edu.tw)

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