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Successful oral valganciclovir treatment of cytomegalovirus infection during Campath-1H therapy

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González, H., Vernant, J. & Caumes, E. Successful oral valganciclovir treatment of cytomegalovirus infection during Campath-1H therapy. Leukemia 19, 478 (2005).

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