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Prevalence of Legionella antibodies in immunocompromised patients

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1 - 4 - 2013
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23 - 1 - 2013
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  • Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Lublin, Chodźki 1, 20-093, Lublin, Poland, agnieszka.sikora24@wp.pl
  • Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Lublin, Chodźki 1, 20-093, Lublin, Poland
  • Department of Nephrology, Medical University of Lublin, Jaczewskiego 8, 20-090, Lublin, Poland
  • Department of Nephrology, Medical University of Lublin, Jaczewskiego 8, 20-090, Lublin, Poland
  • Department of Nephrology, Medical University of Lublin, Jaczewskiego 8, 20-090, Lublin, Poland
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  • Department of Nephrology, Medical University of Lublin, Jaczewskiego 8, 20-090, Lublin, Poland
  • I Chair and Department of General and Transplant Surgery and Nutritional Treatment, Medical University of Lublin, Jaczewskiego 8, 20-090, Lublin, Poland
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  • I Chair and Department of General and Transplant Surgery and Nutritional Treatment, Medical University of Lublin, Jaczewskiego 8, 20-090, Lublin, Poland
  • Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Lublin, Chodźki 1, 20-093, Lublin, Poland
  • Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Lublin, Chodźki 1, 20-093, Lublin, Poland
  • Department of Genetics and Microbiology, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Akademicka 19, 20-033, Lublin, Poland
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