TITLE

TUBERCULOSIS IN THE 21st CENTURY -- CHALLENGES, ENDEAVOURS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO DOCTORS

AUTHOR(S)
RISTIĆ, Lidija; RANČIĆ, Milan; RADOVIĆ, Milan
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Medicinski Pregled / Medical Review;2010, Vol. 63 Issue 11/12, p811
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
60799914

 

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