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'Contamination of sink drains with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in intensive care units: a concern but don't worry so much!'

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Name: The Journal of hospital infection
ISSN: 1532-2939
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Contamination of sink drains with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in intensive care units: a concern but don't worry so much!

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