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Use of Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis for a Pseudoepidemic of Clostridium difficile Infections in a Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Department

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Celine Hernandez
Affiliation:
Strasbourg Institute of Health, France
Olivier Meunier
Affiliation:
Strasbourg Institute of Health, France
Frederique Audeoud
Affiliation:
Paediatric Oncology and Haematology Department, Strasbourg University Hospitals, France
Patrick Lutz
Affiliation:
Paediatric Oncology and Haematology Department, Strasbourg University Hospitals, France
Michel Bientz
Affiliation:
Strasbourg Institute of Health Strasbourg, France
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