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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 979648, 7 pages
Research Article

Mutant Prevention Concentrations of Imipenem and Meropenem against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii

Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine & Medical Science, University of Balamand, P.O. Box 100, Tripoli, Lebanon

Received 17 July 2014; Revised 25 September 2014; Accepted 22 October 2014; Published 30 December 2014

Academic Editor: Shira Doron

Copyright © 2014 E. Dahdouh 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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