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Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis in Patients with Hepatitis B Virus-Related Liver Cirrhosis: Community-Acquired versus Nosocomial

By Seung Up Kim, Young Eun Chon, Chun Kyon Lee, Jun Yong Park, Do Young Kim, Kwang-Hyub Han, Chae Yoon Chon, Sinyoung Kim, Kyu Sik Jung and Sang Hoon Ahn
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Publisher: Yonsei University College of Medicine
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