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Nosocomial Infection Control in Latin America: We Have to Start Now

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Samuel Ponce de León Rosales*
Affiliation:
Department of Infectious Diseases, Instituto Nacional de la Nutrición, “Salvador Zubirán”, México
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Copyright © The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 1984

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