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Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 7, Issue 5, Pages 329-331
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/1996/354693
Case Report

Streptococcus suis Meningitis: First Case Reported in Quebec

Sophie Michaud,1 Raymond Duperval,1 and Robert Higgins2

1Département de médecine, Faculté de médecine, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
2Québec and Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Groupe de recherche sur les maladies infectieuses du porc, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Received 1 November 1995; Accepted 14 February 1996

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