TITLE

Case of African cobra bite

AUTHOR(S)
Davidson, R. A.
PUB. DATE
December 1970
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;12/12/1970, Vol. 4 Issue 5736, p660
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64098687

 

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