Candida auris: estrategias y retos para prevenir un brote

Alejandra Zuluaga-Rodríguez, .

Palabras clave: Candida auris


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Cómo citar
Zuluaga-Rodríguez A. Candida auris: estrategias y retos para prevenir un brote. biomedica [Internet]. 1 de marzo de 2020 [citado 7 de diciembre de 2021];40(1):5-10. Disponible en: