The chemistry of tuberculosis
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The chemistry of tuberculosis a compilation and critical review of existing knowledge on the chemistry of the tubercle bacillus and its products, the chemical changes and processes in the host, the chemical aspects of the treatment of tuberculosis by Wells, Harry Gideon

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Published by The Williams & Wilkins company in Baltimore .
Written in English


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  • Tuberculosis.

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Statementby H. Gideon Wells ... and Esmond R. Long ...
ContributionsLong, Esmond R. 1890- joint author.
LC ClassificationsRC311.1 .W45 1932
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 481 p.
Number of Pages481
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6275449M
LC Control Number32015518

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