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A Patient With Multiorgan Failure and Fusiform Rod-Shaped Bacteria in the Blood Smear.

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Name: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
ISSN: 1537-6591
Pages: 1139-1141

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