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Survey of Infection Prevention Best Practices in a University OB/GYN Service: Barriers, Obstacles, and Uncertainties

  • Jaclyn M. Arquiette (a1), Nicole W. Karjane (a2), Nadia Masroor (a3), Kakotan Sanogo (a3), Michael Stevens (a3) and Gonzalo M. L. Bearman (a4)...

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Address correspondence to Jaclyn M. Arquiette, MD, 540 S. LaSalle St, Apt 4309, Durham, NC 27705 (jaclyn.arquiette@gmail.com).

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Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • ISSN: 0899-823X
  • EISSN: 1559-6834
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