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Incidence of and Preoperative Risk Factors for Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia and Chest Wound Infection After Cardiac Surgery

  • Zeina A. Kanafani (a1), Jean Marie Arduino (a2), Lawrence H. Muhlbaier (a3) (a4), Keith S. Kaye (a3), Keith B. Allen (a5), Yehuda Carmeli (a6), G. Ralph Corey (a3) (a4), Sara E. Cosgrove (a7), Thomas G. Fraser (a8), Anthony D. Harris (a9), Adolf W. Karchmer (a6), Ebbing Lautenbach (a10), Mark E. Rupp (a11), Eric D. Peterson (a3), Walter L. Straus (a2) and Vance G. Fowler (a3) (a4)...


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