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Volume 2013, Article ID 163582, 5 pages
Research Article

Epidemiological Study of Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Conjunctivitis in a Level III Neonatal Unit

Unidade de Neonatologia, Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho, EPE, 4400 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

Received 15 February 2013; Accepted 7 May 2013

Academic Editors: J. Aquavella, L. Pablo, and K. Unlu

Copyright © 2013 Catarina Dias 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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