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Clinical Significance of Low Colony-Count Urine Cultures Among Hospitalized Inpatients

  • Marc-André Smith (a1) (a2), Michael J. Lamb (a3), Laura Baillie (a2), Andrew Simor (a2) (a4) (a3) and Jerome A. Leis (a1) (a4) (a3)...

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Address correspondence to Marc-André Smith, MD, MSc, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5 (marc-andre.smith.cnmtl@ssss.gouv.qc.ca).

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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
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  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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