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

Subjects:

  • Diseases -- Seasonal variations,
  • Immunity

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-286) and index

StatementRandy J. Nelson ... [et al.]
ContributionsNelson, Randy Joe
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 291 p. :
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17040609M
ISBN 10052159068X
LC Control Number2001037415

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