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manual of tuberculosis clinical and administrative by E. Ashworth Underwood

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Published by E. & S. Livingstone in Edinburgh .
Written in English

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Previous ed.: 1937.

Statementby E. Ashworth Underwood ; with an introduction by Professor J. R. Currie.
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Open LibraryOL13964580M

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