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Immunology of the eye Workshop III, Immunologic aspects of ocular diseases--infections, inflammation, and allergy : proceedings of a Workshop on Immunologic Aspects of Ocular Diseases, June 25-27, 1980, Chantilly, Virigina

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Published by Information Retrieval in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Eye Diseases -- immunology.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesImmunologic aspects of ocular diseases.
Statementedited by Anita Suran, Igal Gery, Robert B. Nussenblatt ; sponsored by National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.
SeriesA special supplement to Immunology abstracts, Immunology abstracts. Special supplement -- 1981.
ContributionsSuran, Anita, ed., Gery, Igal, ed., Nussenblatt, Robert B., ed., Workshop on Immunologic Aspects of Ocular Diseases (1980 : Chantilly, Va.)
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 526 p. :
Number of Pages526
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21579092M
ISBN 100917000080
LC Control Number81080552

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