Food-borne disease investigation
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Food-borne disease investigation analysis of field data : an instructive communication. by

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English


  • Food poisoning -- United States.,
  • Salmonella food poisoning -- United States.

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ContributionsCenters for Disease Control (U.S.)
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Pagination34 p. :
Number of Pages34
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Open LibraryOL15263094M

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