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Viral infections of humans

Viral infections of humans

epidemiology and control

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Published by Plenum Medical Book Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virus diseases -- Epidemiology.,
  • Virus diseases -- Prevention.,
  • Virus Diseases -- occurrence.,
  • Virus Diseases -- prevention & control.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Alfred S. Evans.
    ContributionsEvans, Alfred S., 1917-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA644.V55 V57 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxix, 829 p. :
    Number of Pages829
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2060161M
    ISBN 100306435772, 0306427311
    LC Control Number88039497


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