Training manual on diagnosis of intestinal parasites : tutor's guide [electronic resource]
World Health Organization. Division of Control of Tropical Diseases. Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Parasites Unit. (2004). Training manual on diagnosis of intestinal parasites : tutor's guide [electronic resource]. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/69987
DescriptionBased on: Bench Aids for the diagnosis of intestinal parasites
Gov't Doc #WHO/CTD/SIP/98.2
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World Health Organization. Division of Control of Tropical Diseases. Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Parasites Unit (WHO/CTD/SIP/98.2, 1998)
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