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The Impact of Tonsillectomy Upon Respiratory Tract Infections

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: June 2018, 13 (3); e82653
  • Published Online: July 30, 2018
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: July 28, 2018
  • Accepted: July 28, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.82653

To Cite: Mardani M. The Impact of Tonsillectomy Upon Respiratory Tract Infections, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2018 ; 13(3):e82653. doi: 10.5812/archcid.82653.

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