TITLE

CHRONIC CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE INFECTION AND BRONCHIAL ASTHMA: IS THERE A LINK?

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Oct2008, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p338
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35214841

 

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