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High rate of respiratory MDR gram-negative bacteria in H1N1-ARDS treated with ECMO

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De Rosa, F.G., Corcione, S., Pagani, N. et al. High rate of respiratory MDR gram-negative bacteria in H1N1-ARDS treated with ECMO. Intensive Care Med 39, 1880–1881 (2013).

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