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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
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Proceedings of the 1991 Autumn Symposium of the British Society for Parasitology.

Statementedited by D.A.P. Bundy, co-ordinating editor L.H. Chappell.
SeriesParasitology -- Vol.104, Symposium of the British Society for Parasitology -- Vol.29
ContributionsBundy, D. A. P., Chappell, L. H.
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Open LibraryOL20569100M

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