TITLE

CREUTZFELDT--JAKOB DISEASE LATEST UNKNOWN IN STRUGGLE TO RESTORE FAITH IN BLOOD SUPPLY

AUTHOR(S)
Vaughan, Peter
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/1/1996, Vol. 155 Issue 5, p565
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35492929

 

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