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Comparison between pathogen directed antibiotic treatment and empirical broad spectrum antibiotic treatment in patients with community acquired pneumonia: a prospective randomised study
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr W G Boersma
    Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Medical Centre Alkmaar, Wilhelminalaan 12, 1815 JD, Alkmaar, the Netherlands; w.boersmamca.nl
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van der Eerden MM, Vlaspolder F, de Graaff CS, et al
Comparison between pathogen directed antibiotic treatment and empirical broad spectrum antibiotic treatment in patients with community acquired pneumonia: a prospective randomised study

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  • Received June 21, 2004
  • Accepted April 21, 2005
  • First published August 1, 2005.
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August 01, 2005
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