Ernest Duchesne and the concept of fungal antibiotic therapy

@article{Duckett1999ErnestDA,
  title={Ernest Duchesne and the concept of fungal antibiotic therapy},
  author={Serge Duckett},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1999},
  volume={354},
  pages={2068-2071}
}
  • S. Duckett
  • Published 11 December 1999
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
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