Infection control and biosafety trends, products, and opportunities.

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SeriesCritical insight for the medical industry executive
ContributionsMedical Data International, Inc.
LC ClassificationsHD9995.D563 U6458 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL889119M
LC Control Number95178644

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