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control of disease in the tropics

Thomas Herbert Davey

control of disease in the tropics

a handbook for medical practitioners

by Thomas Herbert Davey

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Published by H.K. Lewis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. (B56-3418) 1956.

Statementby T.H. Davey and W.P.H. Lightbody.
ContributionsLightbody, William Paterson Hay.
The Physical Object
Pagination422p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20287869M


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