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Clostridium difficile Infection in Hospitalized Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

  • Chaitanya Pant (a1), Thomas J. Sferra (a2), Abhishek Deshpande (a3), Mojtaba Olyaee (a1), Richard Gilroy (a1), Michael P. Anderson (a4) and Curtis Donskey (a5)...
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Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160 (pant55@yahoo.com).

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Clostridium difficile Infection in Hospitalized Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

  • Chaitanya Pant (a1), Thomas J. Sferra (a2), Abhishek Deshpande (a3), Mojtaba Olyaee (a1), Richard Gilroy (a1), Michael P. Anderson (a4) and Curtis Donskey (a5)...

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