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Research Agenda for Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Veterans Health Administration

  • Katie J. Suda (a1) (a2), Daniel J. Livorsi (a3) (a4), Michihiko Goto (a3) (a4), Graeme N. Forrest (a5), Makoto M. Jones (a6), Melinda M. Neuhauser (a7), Brian M. Hoff (a8), Dilek Ince (a4) (a8), Margaret Carrel (a9), Rajeshwari Nair (a3) (a4), Mary Jo Knobloch (a10) and Matthew B. Goetz (a11)...
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Address correspondence to Daniel Livorsi, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa VA Health Care System, 601 Highway 6 West, Iowa City, IA 52246 (daniel-livorsi@uiowa.edu).

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