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Published by CABI in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK, Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Giardia,
  • Cryptosporidium,
  • Giardiasis -- Prevention,
  • Giardia,
  • Cryptosporidiosis -- prevention & control,
  • Cryptosporidium,
  • Giardiasis -- prevention & control,
  • Water Pollution -- prevention & control

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Guadalupe Ortega-Pierres ... [et al.].
ContributionsOrtega-Pierres, Guadalupe., C.A.B. International.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL368.D65 G53 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16910384M
ISBN 109781845933913
LC Control Number2008025358

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