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Antibiotics for treating salmonella gut infections

  1. Sayomporn Sirinavin1,*,
  2. Paul Garner2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group

Published Online: 25 JAN 1999

Assessed as up-to-date: 12 NOV 1998

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001167


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Sirinavin S, Garner P. Antibiotics for treating salmonella gut infections. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 1999, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001167. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001167.

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  1. 1

    Mahidol University, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

  2. 2

    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, International Health Group, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK

*Sayomporn Sirinavin, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Rama 6, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand. rassr@mahidol.ac.th.

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  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 25 JAN 1999

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Sirinavin 1999
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