Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology

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Clinical and Non-Clinical Characteristics of Pulmonary Aspergillosis in Non-Neutropenic Patients

Tingting Chen 1 , Wenfang Tang 1 , Yimin Chen 2 , Jun Zhang 1 and Xinyou Xie 1 , *
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1 Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China
2 Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hangzhou, China
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: 12 (5); e90448
  • Published Online: May 25, 2019
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: February 8, 2019
  • Revised: May 13, 2019
  • Accepted: May 17, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.90448

To Cite: Chen T, Tang W, Chen Y, Zhang J, Xie X. Clinical and Non-Clinical Characteristics of Pulmonary Aspergillosis in Non-Neutropenic Patients, Jundishapur J Microbiol. Online ahead of Print ; 12(5):e90448. doi: 10.5812/jjm.90448.

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