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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 153747, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/153747
Research Article

Bacteriological Profile and Drug Resistance Patterns of Blood Culture Isolates in a Tertiary Care Nephrourology Teaching Institute

Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital and Society for Research in Nephro-Urology, Dr. V. V. Desai Road, Nadiad, Gujarat 387001, India

Received 29 December 2013; Revised 23 February 2014; Accepted 13 March 2014; Published 7 April 2014

Academic Editor: Vidya Mave

Copyright © 2014 Kalpesh Gohel 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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