Current status of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic / M. Douba, A. Mowakeh, & A. Wali
Other TitlesSituation actuelle de la leishmaniose cutanée à Alep (République arabe syrienne)
Douba, M, Mowakeh, A & Wali, A. (1997). Current status of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic / M. Douba, A. Mowakeh, & A. Wali. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/54824
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 1997 ; 75(3) : 253-259
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