A Manual of tests for syphilis
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Published by American Public Health Association in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Serum diagnosis,
  • Syphilis -- Diagnosis

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Sandra A. Larsen, Elizabeth F. Hunter, Stephen J. Kraus.
ContributionsHunter, Elizabeth F., Kraus, S. J., Larsen, Sandra A., American Public Health Association., Center for Disease Control.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC200 .M26 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20296490M
ISBN 100875531741
OCLC/WorldCa24797172

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