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Zoonotic diseases January 1993 - July 1997 by Michael D. Kreger

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Published by USDA, ARS, National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Md .
Written in English


  • Zoonoses -- Bibliography.,
  • Animals as carriers of diseases -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Michael D. Kreger.
SeriesSpecial reference briefs series -- no. SRB 97-04., Special reference briefs -- NAL-SRB. 97-04.
ContributionsNational Agricultural Library (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. ;
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17687519M

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