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A city epidemic followed up. / Bandaranayake, R. J.; Froggatt, Katherine.

In: Public Health, Vol. 100, No. 5, 09.1986, p. 293-296.

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Bandaranayake, RJ & Froggatt, K 1986, 'A city epidemic followed up.', Public Health, vol. 100, no. 5, pp. 293-296. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0033-3506(86)80050-6

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Bandaranayake, R. J., & Froggatt, K. (1986). A city epidemic followed up. Public Health, 100(5), 293-296. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0033-3506(86)80050-6

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Bandaranayake RJ, Froggatt K. A city epidemic followed up. Public Health. 1986 Sep;100(5):293-296. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0033-3506(86)80050-6

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Bandaranayake, R. J. ; Froggatt, Katherine. / A city epidemic followed up. In: Public Health. 1986 ; Vol. 100, No. 5. pp. 293-296.

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