Hepatitis B surface antigen assays : operational characteristics (phase 1) : report 1
World Health Organization. (2001). Hepatitis B surface antigen assays : operational characteristics (phase 1) : report 1. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/66924
Gov't Doc #WHO/BCT/BTS/01.4
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