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Last updated: July 8, 2018
Bartlett, John G. "Pneumonia, Community-Acquired." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2018. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/all/Pneumonia__Community_Acquired.
Bartlett JG. Pneumonia, Community-Acquired. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2018. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/all/Pneumonia__Community_Acquired. Accessed April 22, 2019.
Bartlett, J. G. (2018). Pneumonia, Community-Acquired. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/all/Pneumonia__Community_Acquired
Bartlett JG. Pneumonia, Community-Acquired [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2018. [cited 2019 April 22]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/all/Pneumonia__Community_Acquired.
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