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Elimination of a Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection in a Nurse With Atopic Dermatitis

Alexander Roesch, MD; Hans-Joerg Linde, MD; Michael Landthaler, MD; Thomas Vogt, MD
Arch Dermatol. 2005;141(12):1520-1522. doi:10.1001/archderm.141.12.1520.
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