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Published by M. Dekker in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nosocomial infections.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Willson J. Fahlberg, Dieter Gröschel.
SeriesHandbook on hospital-associated infections ;, v. 1
ContributionsFahlberg, Willson J., 1918-, Gröschel, Dieter H. M. 1931-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC112 .O23
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 138 p. ;
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4721244M
ISBN 100824767241
LC Control Number78008320

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