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Spontaneous Bacterial Infections in Cirrhosis- Peritonitis and Beyond

Omesh Goyal, Deepinder Kaur

Citation Information : Goyal O, Kaur D. Spontaneous Bacterial Infections in Cirrhosis- Peritonitis and Beyond. J Gastrointest Infect 2014; 4 (1):1-3.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-jogi-4-1-1

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-02-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


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