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A check list of bacteria associated with infection in humans

J. Paul

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.070646_update_001

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A check list of bacteria associated with infection in humans

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In addition to the relatively small number of well-known pathogenic bacteria that are able to infect otherwise healthy people, e.g. Staphylococcus aureus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and Streptococcus pyogenes, there is a steadily growing list of less well known organisms, many of which are able to cause disease only under special circumstances....

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Subjects: Medical Microbiology and Virology ; Infectious Diseases

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