Diagnosis andtreatment of immunodeficiency diseases
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Published by Blackwell Scientific in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Immunological deficiency syndromes.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementG.L. Asherson, A.D.B. Webster ; with a foreword by J.H. Humphrey.
ContributionsWebster, A. D. B.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC578
The Physical Object
Paginationx,390p. :
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21577366M
ISBN 100632001836

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