TITLE

Occupational asthma: measures of frequency from four countries

AUTHOR(S)
Meredith, S; Nordman, H
PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
Thorax;Apr1996, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p435
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66013301

 

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