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Hospital curtains: An undermined source of nosocomial infections

Salman Assad, Usman Ghani, Touqeer Sulehria, Immad Arif

Citation Information : Assad S, Ghani U, Sulehria T, Arif I. Hospital curtains: An undermined source of nosocomial infections. Indian J Crit Care Med 2016; 20 (7):432-433.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.186263

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-07-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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