TITLE

NEEDLE STICK INJURIES IN A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jan2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
36333540

 

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