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Cross-reaction of spontaneous capsule-deficientHaemophilus influenzae type b mutants with type-specific antisera

  • T. J. Falla
  • E. C. Anderson
  • M. M. Chappell
  • M. P. E. Slack
  • D. W. M. Crook
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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. J. Falla
    • 1
  • E. C. Anderson
    • 1
  • M. M. Chappell
    • 1
  • M. P. E. Slack
    • 1
  • D. W. M. Crook
    • 1
  1. 1.Public Health LaboratoriesJohn Radcliffe Hospital, HeadingtonOxfordUK

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