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Increase in Chlorhexidine Minimal Inhibitory Concentration of Acinetobacter baumannii Clinical Isolates after Implementation of Advanced Source Control

  • Anucha Apisarnthanarak (a1), Li Yang Hsu (a2), Tze-Peng Lim (a2) (a3) and Linda M. Mundy (a4)
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Division of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand (anapisarn@yahoo.com)

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Increase in Chlorhexidine Minimal Inhibitory Concentration of Acinetobacter baumannii Clinical Isolates after Implementation of Advanced Source Control

  • Anucha Apisarnthanarak (a1), Li Yang Hsu (a2), Tze-Peng Lim (a2) (a3) and Linda M. Mundy (a4)

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