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Statementconvened by the Clinical Virology Group of the Society for General Microbiology ; sponsored by Servier Laboratories Ltd. ; edited by John R. Pattison.
ContributionsPattison, John R., Servier Laboratories Ltd., Society for General Microbiology. Clinical Virology Group.
LC ClassificationsRA644.R3 S94 1983
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Paginationvi, 73 p.
Number of Pages73
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Open LibraryOL14249023M
ISBN 100442305761

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