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Infection Control

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Published by Springer .
Written in English


  • Infectious & contagious diseases,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Infectious Diseases,
  • Microbiology,
  • Preventive Medicine,
  • Medical / Infectious Diseases,
  • Asepsis and antisepsis,
  • Congresses,
  • Health facilities,
  • Nosocomial infections,
  • Prevention,
  • Sanitation

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Edition Notes

ContributionsK.R. Cundy (Editor), E. Hinks (Editor), Bruce Kleger (Editor), L.A. Miller (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9354493M
ISBN 100306433974
ISBN 109780306433979

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