TITLE

Chronic bronchial asthma from challenge to treatment: epidemiology and social impact

AUTHOR(S)
Neri, Margherita; Spanevello, Antonio
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Thorax;Oct2000 Supp, Vol. 55, pS57
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66107664

 

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