Timeliness of epidemiological outbreak investigations in peer-reviewed European publications, January 2003 to August 2013.

Timeliness of epidemiological outbreak investigations in peer-reviewed European publications, January 2003 to August 2013. Euro Surveill. 2015;20(6) Authors: van de Venter E, Oliver I, Stuart J PMID: 25695477 [PubMed - in process]
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Source: Journal of Hospital Infection - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
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Source: Veterinary Microbiology - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
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