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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection


Other Names for this Disease
  • Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
  • S. maltophilia infection
  • S. maltophilia
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
  • S. maltophilia infection
  • S. maltophilia
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.