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Malumfashi Endemic Diseases Research Project, XIII. Epidemiology of human encounters with the spitting cobra, Naja nigricollis, in the Malumfashi area of northern Nigeria






Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 74(5): 523-530

Malumfashi Endemic Diseases Research Project, XIII. Epidemiology of human encounters with the spitting cobra, Naja nigricollis, in the Malumfashi area of northern Nigeria



Accession: 043580749

PMID: 7469568



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Pugh, RNH.; Theakston, RDG.; Reid, HA.; Bhar, IS., 1980: Malumfashi Endemic Diseases Research Project, 13. Epidemiology of human encounters with the spitting cobra, Naja nigricollis, in the Malumfashi area of northern Nigeria. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 745: 523-530

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