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Control of MRSA in a Long-Term Care Facility

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Andrew E. Simor
Affiliation:
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Anne Augustin
Affiliation:
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
John Ng
Affiliation:
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Stephen Betschel
Affiliation:
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Margaret McArthur
Affiliation:
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Copyright © The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 1994

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