Hepatitis-associated Antigen and Antibody in Haemodialysis Patients and Staff

Knight, A. H.; Fox, R. A.; Baillod, R. A.; Niazi, S. P.; Sherlock, S.; Moorhead, J. F.
September 1970
British Medical Journal;9/12/1970, Vol. 3 Issue 5723, p603
Academic Journal
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