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Vol 68, No 1 (2017)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
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Submitted: 2016-11-18
Accepted: 2017-03-06
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Possible outbreak of skin infections due to Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on a commercial ship in 2012–2014

Etienne Bon, Kheira Gadouri, Catherine Avril, Guillaume Camuset, Elsa Balleydier, isabelle Mathieu, Sandrine Picot, Julien Jaubert, Richard Ballas, Mélanie Colomb-Cotinat, Anne Tristan, Coralie Bouchiat, Laurent Filleul, Frédéric Pagès
DOI: 10.5603/IMH.2017.0012
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Pubmed: 28357840
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International Maritime Health 2017;68(1):70-71.

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Vol 68, No 1 (2017)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Published online: 2017-03-30
Submitted: 2016-11-18
Accepted: 2017-03-06

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Title

Possible outbreak of skin infections due to Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on a commercial ship in 2012–2014

Journal

International Maritime Health

Issue

Vol 68, No 1 (2017)

Pages

70-71

Published online

2017-03-30

DOI

10.5603/IMH.2017.0012

Pubmed

28357840

Bibliographic record

International Maritime Health 2017;68(1):70-71.

Authors

Etienne Bon
Kheira Gadouri
Catherine Avril
Guillaume Camuset
Elsa Balleydier
isabelle Mathieu
Sandrine Picot
Julien Jaubert
Richard Ballas
Mélanie Colomb-Cotinat
Anne Tristan
Coralie Bouchiat
Laurent Filleul
Frédéric Pagès

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