DÄ internationalArchive47/2007The Use of Mupirocin in the Eradication of Staphylococcus Aureus

Review article

The Use of Mupirocin in the Eradication of Staphylococcus Aureus

Dtsch Arztebl 2007; 104(47): A-3259

Trautmann, M; Stecher, J; Luz, K; Hemmer, W; Hupp, T; Grützner, P A

For technical reasons, the English full text will be published approximately two weeks after the German print edition has been published.

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