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Extrinsic Contamination of Liquid Soap with Various Gram-Negative Bacteria in a Hospital in Turkey

  • Elif Aktaş (a1), Ebru Taşpınar (a2), Demet Alay (a2), Esra Deniz Küçükçongar Ögedey (a1), Canan Külah (a1) and Füsun Cömert (a1)...
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Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, 67100 Zonguldak, Turkey, (drelifaktas@yahoo.com)

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