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ISRN Microbiology
Volume 2012, Article ID 240841, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/240841
Research Article

Assessment of Some Inflammatory Biomarkers as Predictors of Outcome of Acute Respiratory Failure on Top of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Evaluation of the Role of Bacteria

Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, El-Kartoum Square, Alexandria 21526, Egypt

Received 25 February 2012; Accepted 18 April 2012

Academic Editors: B. Ayo and C. Baysse

Copyright © 2012 Hanaa Ahmed Shafiek 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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