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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 254940, 6 pages
Microbial Biofilms and Breast Tissue Expanders
1Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street S.W., Rochester, MN 55905, USA
2Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
3Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
4Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Received 3 January 2013; Revised 20 May 2013; Accepted 13 June 2013
Academic Editor: Sheila Patrick
Copyright © 2013 Melissa J. Karau et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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