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Prevalence of Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Hospitalized Patients

  • Sergio E. Trevino (a1) (a2), Jeffrey P. Henderson (a1), Jiami Wu (a1), Candice Cass (a1) and Jonas Marschall (a1) (a3)...
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Address correspondence to Sergio E. Trevino, Critical Care Medicine, Essentia Health-Fargo, 3000 32nd Ave, Fargo, ND 58078, USA (Sergio.trevino@essentiahealth.org).

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