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Antibiotic Resistance in Nursing Homes

By Giorgio Ricci, Lucia Maria Barrionuevo, Paola Cosso, Patrizia Pagliari and Aladar Bruno Ianes

Submitted: March 8th 2011Reviewed: October 6th 2011Published: April 4th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/29448

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Giorgio Ricci, Lucia Maria Barrionuevo, Paola Cosso, Patrizia Pagliari and Aladar Bruno Ianes (April 4th 2012). Antibiotic Resistance in Nursing Homes, Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria - A Continuous Challenge in the New Millennium, Marina Pana, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/29448. Available from:

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