Indian Pediatrics

, Volume 47, Issue 4, pp 305–306 | Cite as

Single-dose azithromycin for childhood cholera



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clinical Sciences DivisionICDDR BDhakaBangladesh

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