TITLE

Prevalence of Hepatitis B Antigen and Antibody in Prostitutes

AUTHOR(S)
Papaevangelou, G.; Trichopoulos, D.; Kremastinou, T.; Papoutsakis, G.
PUB. DATE
May 1974
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;5/4/1974, Vol. 2 Issue 5913, p256
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64110286

 

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