Georgia: an unlikely stronghold for bacteriophage therapy

@article{Parfitt2005GeorgiaAU,
  title={Georgia: an unlikely stronghold for bacteriophage therapy},
  author={Tom Parfitt},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2005},
  volume={365},
  pages={2166-2167}
}
  • T. Parfitt
  • Published 25 June 2005
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet

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