The impact of population level deworming on the haemoglobin levels of schoolchildren in Tanga, Tanzania
Article first published online: 5 JAN 2002
1999 Blackwell Science Ltd
Tropical Medicine & International Health
Volume 4, Issue 11, pages 744–750, November 1999
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Beasley, N. M. R., Tomkins, A. M., Hall, A., Kihamia, C. M., Lorri, W., Nduma, B., Issae, W., Nokes, C. and Bundy, D. A. P. (1999), The impact of population level deworming on the haemoglobin levels of schoolchildren in Tanga, Tanzania. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 4: 744–750. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-3156.1999.00486.x
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- Article first published online: 5 JAN 2002
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