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Published by National Communicable Disease Center, Laboratory Consultation and Development Section; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., Washington in Atlanta .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Annie L. Vestal.
SeriesPublic Health Service publication no. 1995, Public Health Service publication ;, no. 1995.
ContributionsUnited States. National Communicable Disease Center. Laboratory Consultation and Development Section.
LC ClassificationsQR82.A35 V4
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5168465M
LC Control Number74606829

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