Hygiene: The Looming Achilles Heel in Endoscopy.

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Published in Visc Med on February 10, 2016


Michael Jung1, Ulrike Beilenhoff2

Author Affiliations

1: Klinik für Innere Medizin 2 (Gastroenterologie, Diabetologie, Onkologie), Katholisches Klinikum Mainz, Mainz, Germany.
2: Ulm, Germany.

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