ACYCLOVIR FOR TREATMENT OF MUCOCUTANEOUS HERPES INFECTION IN A CHILD WITH LEUKÆMIA

@article{OMeara1979ACYCLOVIRFT,
  title={ACYCLOVIR FOR TREATMENT OF MUCOCUTANEOUS HERPES INFECTION IN A CHILD WITH LEUK{\aE}MIA},
  author={Anne O’Meara and P. F. Deasy and Irene B. Hillary and Wallace Brigden},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1979},
  volume={314}
}
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