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Logo of procrsmedFormerly medchtJournal of the Royal Society of MedicineProceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
Proc R Soc Med. 1974 December; 67(12 Pt 1): 1263–1264.
PMCID: PMC1645866

Bacteriological problems in general practice. Should the mucous membrane be sterilized before injection?

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