Controlling the source of the etiologic agent
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control in [Atlanta, Ga.?] .
Written in English


  • Diseases -- United States -- Causes and theories of causation -- Programmed instruction.,
  • Medicine, Preventive -- United States -- Programmed instruction.

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ContributionsCenters for Disease Control (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17675628M

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