Carolyn B. Bridges, MD; Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH; on behalf of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices †
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Bridges CB, Coyne-Beasley T, on behalf of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older: United States, 2014*. Ann Intern Med. 2014;160:190–197. doi: 10.7326/M13-2826
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(3):190-197.
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