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Published by The Ministry in [Toronto .
Written in English


  • Diagnosis, Laboratory.,
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  • Diagnostic specimens -- Standards.,
  • Laboratories -- Ontario -- directories.,
  • Medical laboratories -- Ontario -- Directories.,
  • Specimen Handling -- standards.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsOntario. Laboratory Services Branch
LC ClassificationsRB37 O55 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22451941M

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