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Case Reports in Infectious Diseases
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 954186, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/954186
Case Report

Mixed Fungal Infection (Aspergillus, Mucor, and Candida) of Severe Hand Injury

1Clinic of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Clinical Center of Vojvodina, Hajduk Veljkova 1, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia
2Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine of Novi Sad, University of Novi Sad, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia
3Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine of Novi Sad, University of Novi Sad, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia

Received 30 December 2013; Accepted 18 February 2014; Published 13 March 2014

Academic Editors: J.-F. Faucher, M. Ghate, C. L. Gibert, and P. Horrocks

Copyright © 2014 Milana Obradovic-Tomasev 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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