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European Journal of Clinical Microbiology

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 65–66 | Cite as

A simple method for the rapid identification of group A streptococci

  • K. D. Hampton
  • B. L. Wasilauskas
Correspondence

Keywords

Internal Medicine Rapid Identification 
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© Vieweg Publishing 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. D. Hampton
    • 1
  • B. L. Wasilauskas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyBowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest UniversityWinston-SalemUSA

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