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Human toxoplasmosis

Conference on Clinical Aspects and Diagnostic Problems of Toxoplasmosis in Paediatrics (1956 Copenhagen)

Human toxoplasmosis

proceedings of the Conference at the VIII International Congress of Paediatrics, Copenhagen, 1956.

by Conference on Clinical Aspects and Diagnostic Problems of Toxoplasmosis in Paediatrics (1956 Copenhagen)

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Published by Williams & Wilkins in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toxoplasmosis -- Congresses.,
  • Children -- Diseases -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementRev. and edited 1959. Edited by J. Chr. Siim.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsSiim, Jørgen Christian, 1915-, International Congress of Pediatrics (8th : 1956 : Copenhagen)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p.
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16601354M

      The results were clear. Women with Toxoplasma infections were 54% more likely to attempt suicide - and twice as likely to succeed. In particular, these .


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