The First Ice Making Solution Designed Specifically for Healthcare Facilities

 

 

REferences and further Reading

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Holmes G.P., B. G. (2002). A Cluster of Cases of Mycobacterium szulgai Keratitis that Occurred after Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis. Clinical Infectious Disease, (34)1039-46.

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Laussucq S, B. A. (1988, Oct). Nosocomial Mycobacterium fortuitum colonization from a contaminated ice machine. Am Rev Respir dis, 138(4), 891-4.

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