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Influenza Research and Treatment
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 603989, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/603989
Research Article

Clinical and Epidemiologic Characteristics of Hospitalized Patients with 2009 H1N1 Influenza Infection

Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, 26480 Eskisehir, Turkey

Received 2 November 2011; Revised 8 February 2012; Accepted 11 February 2012

Academic Editor: Zichria Zakay-Rones

Copyright © 2012 Saygin Nayman Alpat 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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