TITLE

Particulate air pollution and the blood

AUTHOR(S)
Seaton, Anthony; Soutar, Anne; Crawford, Vivienne; Elton, Robert; McNerlan, Susan; Cherrie, John; Watt, Monika; Agius, Raymond; Stout, Robert
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Thorax;Nov1999, p1027
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66313259

 

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