Epidemiology of Fasciola gigantica and Amphistomes in Cattle on Traditional, Small-scale Dairy and Large-scale Dairy Farms in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania

@article{Keyyu2005EpidemiologyOF,
  title={Epidemiology of Fasciola gigantica and Amphistomes in Cattle on Traditional, Small-scale Dairy and Large-scale Dairy Farms in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania},
  author={Julius D. Keyyu and Jesper Monrad and Niels Chr. Kyvsgaard and Ayub A Kassuku},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={2005},
  volume={37},
  pages={303-314}
}
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