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Last updated: July 8, 2018
Bartlett, John G. "Pneumonia, Community-Acquired." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2018. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/6/Pneumonia_Community_Acquired.
Bartlett JG. Pneumonia, Community-Acquired. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2018. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/6/Pneumonia_Community_Acquired. Accessed July 21, 2019.
Bartlett, J. G. (2018). Pneumonia, Community-Acquired. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/6/Pneumonia_Community_Acquired
Bartlett JG. Pneumonia, Community-Acquired [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2018. [cited 2019 July 21]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/6/Pneumonia_Community_Acquired.
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