TITLE

San Joaquin valley fever

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1942
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents a definition for the term "San Joaquin valley fever," which refers to an infectious disease similar to that of coccidioidomycosis.
ACCESSION #
21244765

 

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