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Immunity to parasites how parasitic infections are controlled by Derek Wakelin

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Parasitic diseases -- Immunological aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-199) and index.

StatementDerek Wakelin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQR201.P27 W35 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 204 p. :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL811301M
ISBN 100521562457, 0521436354
LC Control Number95048213

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