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The prevention of tuberculosis

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Published by E.P. Dutton and company [Edinburgh printed] in New York .
Written in English

  • Tuberculosis -- Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [415]-421.

    Statementby Arthur Newsholme. With thirty-nine diagrams.
    LC ClassificationsRA644.T7 N65
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 429, [1] p.
    Number of Pages429
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7002624M
    LC Control Number08033920

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