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J Rood, R Davids, A le Roux, M du Plessis, A Parker, B W Allwood, H W Prozesky, C F N Koegelenberg, J J Taljaard

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J Rood, Department of Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

R Davids, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

A le Roux, Department of Medical Imaging and Clinical Oncology, Tygerberg Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

M du Plessis, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

A Parker, Divisions of Infectious Diseases and General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

B W Allwood, Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

H W Prozesky, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

C F N Koegelenberg, Division of Pulmonology, Department of Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

J J Taljaard, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2020;110(11):1060. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2020.v110i11.15287

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Date submitted: 2020-10-01
Date published: 2020-10-01

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