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Microbiology Part 2 | Study Smarter Series for USMLE Step 1 2019

Microbiology Part 2 | Study Smarter Series for USMLE Step 1 2019

April 20, 2019

Here's our second episode following up on Microbiology for the 2019 Study Smarter Series. These high yield question dissections will definitely help you during your dedicated prep time. Today, we take a deep dive into a couple of bugs, as well as some good drugs, that will without doubt show up on test day.

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