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VOLUME 22 , ISSUE 6 ( 2018 ) > List of Articles

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

A Letter in Response to “Diagnosing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Critically ill Patients: Do the Guidelines Help?”

Bijayini Behera

Citation Information : Behera B. A Letter in Response to “Diagnosing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection in Critically ill Patients: Do the Guidelines Help?”. Indian J Crit Care Med 2018; 22 (6):467-468.

DOI: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_225_18

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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