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Intrinsically Contaminated Alcohol-Free Mouthwash Implicated in a Nosocomial Outbreak of Burkholderia cepacia Colonization and Infection

  • Jesús Molina-Cabrillana (a1), Margarita Bolaños-Rivero (a2), Eva E. Alvarez-León (a1), Antonio M. Martín Sánchez (a2), Manuel Sánchez-Palacios (a3), David Alvarez (a4) and Juan A. Sáez-Nieto (a4)...
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Avda. Marítima del Sur s/n, 35016 Las Palmas de Gran Canada, Spain (jmolcab@gobiernodecanarias.org)

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