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Published by Enslow Publishers in Hillside, N.J .
Written in English


  • Tuberculosis -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Tuberculosis.,
  • Diseases.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-124) and index.

StatementAlvin, Virginia, and Robert Silverstein.
SeriesDiseases and people
ContributionsSilverstein, Virginia B., Silverstein, Robert A.
LC ClassificationsRC311 .S59 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1397204M
ISBN 100894904620
LC Control Number93004686

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