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Background
Bacterial colonisation of the respiratory tract is commonly described and usually thought to be of no clinical significance. The aim of this study was to examine the presence and

Background
Bacterial colonisation of the respiratory tract is commonly described and usually thought to be of no clinical significance. The aim of this study was to examine the presence and significance of bacteria and viruses in the upper respiratory tract of healthcare workers (HCWs), and association with respiratory symptoms.
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    • 2017-08-09
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1186/s12879-017-2649-5
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      1471-2334
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    Macintyre, C. R., Chughtai, A. A., Zhang, Y., Seale, H., Yang, P., Chen, J., . . . Wang, Q. (2017). Viral and bacterial upper respiratory tract infection in hospital health care workers over time and association with symptoms. BMC Infectious Diseases, 17(1). doi:10.1186/s12879-017-2649-5

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