Farmer's Lung in Maryland

Johnson III, Joseph E.
April 1966
Annals of Internal Medicine;Apr66, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p860
Academic Journal
Studies the clinical, microbiological and immunological characteristics of farmer's lung in Maryland. Case reports; Studies on moldy hay; Pathogenesis of farmer's lung.


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