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Prescription and Long- Term Use of Antibiotics in Hospitals

Masoud Mardani 1 , *
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1 Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: July 2017, 12 (3); e64942
  • Published Online: October 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: May 1, 2017
  • Accepted: June 12, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.64942

To Cite: Mardani M. Prescription and Long- Term Use of Antibiotics in Hospitals, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2017 ;12(3):e64942. doi: 10.5812/archcid.64942.

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