Schistosome deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), antibodies to DNA in schistosome infections, and their possible role in renal pathology
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Schistosome deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), antibodies to DNA in schistosome infections, and their possible role in renal pathology

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Published .
Written in English

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Statementby George V. Hillyer.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 40080 (Q)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 94 leaves
Number of Pages94
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Open LibraryOL2162174M
LC Control Number88893426

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