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Early predictors for the diagnosis of pyogenic liver abscess

  • Shih-Wei LaiEmail author
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SWL contributed to the conception of the article, initiated the draft of the article, and has approved the final draft submitted.

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Conflict of interest

The author discloses no conflicts of interest.

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This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of MedicineChina Medical UniversityTaichungTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Family MedicineChina Medical University HospitalTaichungTaiwan

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