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- ‘What I experienced is that water in Category C is also bacteriologically contaminated similar to water in category D.’
- ‘However, in a test of 13 different brands of vaccine in 1900, not one was found to be bacteriologically pure and in some, hundreds of colonies of teaming germs were found.’
- ‘More children referred from study practices than from control practices had bacteriologically proved urinary tract infections.’
- ‘Healthcare-associated infections are bacteriologically similar to hospital-acquired infections.’
- ‘These recommendations were based on the nutritionists' ‘best guess’ of what was bacteriologically safe.’
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