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Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases
Volume 2016, Article ID 1854673, 5 pages
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Research Article

Medical Device-Associated Candida Infections in a Rural Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital of India

Department of Microbiology, Rural Medical College, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University), Loni, Maharashtra 413736, India

Received 29 October 2015; Revised 30 December 2015; Accepted 10 January 2016

Academic Editor: Albert Eid

Copyright © 2016 Sachin C. Deorukhkar and Santosh Saini. 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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