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This is the first book in the Current Topics in Infection series, "intended to reflect the current views of experts and introduce recent clinical and other practical developments." The author's intention is to show the continuing multidisciplinary research into the nature of mycobacterial infections. The wisdom of this approach and the author's concise style are best shown by two passages from the Introduction.
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Mycobacterial Diseases.. Ann Intern Med. 1983;98:573. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-4-573_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(4):573.
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