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Prevalence of Antimicrobial Use among United States Nursing Home Residents: Results from a National Survey

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Amy L. Pakyz
Affiliation:
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Lisa L. Dwyer
Affiliation:
National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland
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