TITLE

Hookworm Infections Acquired in Britain

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley, J. J. C.; Pester, F. R. N.
PUB. DATE
July 1965
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;7/10/1965, Vol. 2 Issue 5453, p106
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64059373

 

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