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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 846186, 4 pages
Listeria monocytogenes Meningitis in Adults: The Czech Republic Experience
1Charles University in Prague, Third Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Na Bulovce Hospital, Budinova 2,
180 81 Prague, Czech Republic
2Charles University in Prague, First Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Na Bulovce Hospital, Budinova 2, 180 81 Prague, Czech Republic
3Charles University in Prague, Second Faculty of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Na Bulovce Hospital, Budinova 2, 180 81 Prague, Czech Republic
Received 25 April 2013; Accepted 13 August 2013
Academic Editor: Klaus P. Hunfeld
Copyright © 2013 Olga Dzupova 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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